Volocopter, SITA Partner on UAM Infrastructure
Volocopter Partners with SITA on Urban Air Mobility Infrastructure
by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M, Crosby
Urban air mobility (UAM) leader Volocopter has entered a partnership with air transport industry IT provider SITA. The agreement positions SITA as Volocopter’s preferred digital and IT systems partner for vertiports, as well as the latest investor in Volocopter’s Series E funding round.
UAM has the potential to usher in a new age of sustainable aviation, offering numerous mobility options to cities around the globe. Volocopter’s VoloCity electric air taxi will operate routes in megacities to provide passengers with a safe and reliable method of transportation. Passengers will be able to hail a flight via designated boarding points (or “vertiports”).
SITA will leverage its air transport expertise for the burgeoning UAM industry, creating new operating standards and a digital-first passenger…