Skyportz AustraliaSkyportz Closes Fundraise as Australia Releases Over $18M in AAM Grants

by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby

Yesterday, Australia’s Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government issued $18M in grants as a part of the first round of the New and Emerging Aviation Technology Partnerships.

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The move highlights the strong policy support for Advanced Air Mobility in Australia at a Federal Government level and aligns with the recent roadmap published by air regulator CASA on the development of Australia’s drone and air taxi market.

“The Emerging Aviation Technology Partnerships Program will ensure our aviation sector remains at the forefront of innovation as it continues to develop and grow, particularly with renewed focus on achieving net zero carbon emissions”, said Minister Catherine King

Skyportz, Australia’s sole vertiport infrastructure company, has been working for 4 years to…