Eve racks up eVTOL craft and AAM vertiport deals to close 2022
Next-generation aircraft developer Eve is finishing what has already been an eventful 2022 with a pair of deals to prepare for the introduction of future electric vertical takeoff and landing planes (eVTOL) and other advanced air mobility (AAM) services.
The first of the two agreements signed this month was with Brazilian AAM company FlyBIS Aviation, which included a purchase option of up to 40 Eve eVTOL planes. In addition to the aircraft transaction, the agreement calls for the companies to work together developing next-generation air transportation in Brazil and South America.
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Based in the city of Caxias do Sul, FlyBIS will initially begin regional AAM services across Brazil’s southern states using Eve eVTOL planes, and gradually expand those to other South American nations. The startup is backed by Brave Aviation, which operates air transportation services using tradition aircraft…