Paris to Offer eVTOL Services Summer 2024
Volocopter, Group ADP Announce Paris to be First City to Offer eVTOL Services in Summer 2024, “All Indicators Green,” says Groupe ADP.
by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby
This week at the International Paris Air Show, urban air mobility (UAM) pioneer Volocopter and Groupe ADP, alongside the French Civil Aviation Authority and Paris Region, emphasized that Paris will be the first European city to offer electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft (eVTOL) services in time for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The services will be available to the general public as an addition to the existing public transportation system of Paris Region.
Volocopter is currently the only eVTOL company on track to achieve certification in 2024 from the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). Electric air taxis undergo the same strict safety certification process as airliners and create safety through redundant aircraft features tested in over 1,500 test…