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Dubai is one step closer to launching its flying taxi service

VolocopterInvesting big In February, Dubai, a city known for its active pursuit of all thing.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 12th, 2017

Dubai starts tests in bid to become first city with flying taxis

Dubai staged a test flight on Monday for what it said would soon be the world's first drone taxi service under an ambitious plan by the United Arab Emirates city to lead the Arab world in innovation......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 25th, 2017

Dubai begins testing self-flying taxis

Thomson ReutersDubai on Monday showcased a flight for what it said would soon be the world's first drone taxi service under an ambitious plan by the United Arab Emirates city to lead the Ar.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 25th, 2017

SpaceX gets closer to launching satellite broadband Internet service

Elon Musk's SpaceX company has gotten approval from FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to deploy satellites to deliver broadband Internet .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayFeb 14th, 2018

UPS launches new around-the-world flight out of Louisville

United Parcel Service Inc. is launching a daily nonstop flight from its WorldPort global air hub in Louisville to Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The company said in a news release that the move is expected to improve the time in transit from North and Sou.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 5th, 2018

Airbus"s First "Flying Taxi" Had Successful Flight: When Can You Ride It?

The major step forward has been two years in the making for Airbus......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekFeb 2nd, 2018

Rival airlines Emirates, Etihad step closer with security pact

DUBAI (Reuters) - Emirates [EMIRA.UL] and Etihad Airways signed a security pact on Monday to share information and intelligence, the first agreement between the two rival airlines based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 8th, 2018

Jeff Bezos" Blue Origin gets closer to flying tourists to space

Jeffrey P. Bezos' Blue Origin got a step clo.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesDec 13th, 2017

Uber unveils plans for flying taxi

Ride-hailing service Uber announced plans for a flying taxi on Wednesday that could provide relief from road congestion for the commuters of the future. (Nov. 8) .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 8th, 2017

JetTip launching alerts for unusual aircraft at DFW Airport, others

Do you want to know when unusual airlines or aircraft are flying in or out of Dallas Fort Worth International Airport? If so, you will soon be able to sign up for a new notification service from JetTip.net that will send text message or e-mail al.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 7th, 2017

Drones Might Someday Deliver Burritos and Medications to Australians

Alphabet is testing its Project Wing drone delivery service in the land down under. People living in rural areas of Australia are one step closer to seeing drones fly on by and deliver them burritos and medications. Alpha.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 17th, 2017

Test lift off for Dubai drone taxi service

Dubai showcases what it says will soon be the world's first drone taxi service. Laura Frykberg reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersSep 27th, 2017

Watch World"s First Flight of Automated Flying Taxi Soaring Over Dubai

The video shows the unmanned aerial vehicle flying from an airstrip just outside the emirate’s city limits......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekSep 26th, 2017

Dubai aims to be first city with flying taxis

Dubai is taking it’s first steps into the future of transportation by clearing its first flying taxi for takeoff. Josh King has the story (@abridgetoland). .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodaySep 26th, 2017

Dubai tests 18-rotor drone taxi

The prototype of an electric self-flying taxi took its first test flight in Dubai......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnSep 26th, 2017

Opendoor expands into mortgages as CEO envisions ‘one click’ home buying

Opendoor CEO Eric Wu says new mortgage brokerage service "gets us one step closer to making it possible for people to buy a home in one click.".....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 30th, 2017

Daimler Is Helping This Startup Bring Self-Flying Taxis to Dubai

The startup is building a two-seat flying taxi Volocopter, a German startup that wants to build electric air taxis that can fly without help from humans, has raised nearly $30 mill.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 1st, 2017

Rent the Runway launches same-day couture delivery

The virtual closet is getting closer to the real one. On Thursday, Rent the Runway, an on-demand rental service for women's clothing, is launching same-day delivery in New York City. Orders made by... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 27th, 2017

How to Snag a $99 Flight to Europe

Head to London or Paris for under $100. Flying overseas doesn’t have to cost a fortune. Scandinavian budget carrier Primera Air is launching service out of Boston and Newark--and it&.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 26th, 2017

This futuristic, flying taxi will shuttle passengers in Dubai later this year

e-volo German startup Volocopter will shuttle passengers in its futuristic, flying taxi in Dubai before the end of the year. Volocopter signed a deal with Dubai's Road and Transport Authority to begin testing the flying taxi in the fourth-quarter.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 26th, 2017

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: Uber Is Trying to Do Everything in Transportation

Its ambitions run the gamut from motorcycles to flying cars. Uber Technologies has pursued a slew of businesses beyond taxi service to augment growth. Its a.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 15th, 2017