Skyportz AAM and vertiport AustraliaAustralia’s CASA Reveals New Guidelines for Air Taxi Vertiports

by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby

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Australia’s aviation regulator, the Civil Aviation Safety Authority, released Guidelines for Vertiport Design last week after a process of thorough community and industry consultation. These new Australian regulations will permit corporate branded vertiports, allowing for companies such as Skyportz to create operational networks.

“This is a great step forward for Australia and shows our preparedness to welcome this new industry into Australian skies,” said Skyportz vertiport infrastructure developer, Clem Newton-Brown. “There is no doubt the aircraft are coming. However, the potential for this industry will only be achieved if we break the nexus between aviation and airports and enable a new class of land use to emerge, giving property owners the opportunity to host electric air taxi vertiports”.

Skyportz has been…