Dubai announces the launch date of the flying taxi service

Muhamed abdo - | UAE

Flying taxis in Dubai; travel time from Dubai International Airport to Palm Jumeirah will be reduced to just ten minutes

In accordance with the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), flying taxis are scheduled to begin operations in Dubai by the year 2026. With the implementation of a commercial, city-wide electric aerial taxi service and vertiport network, Dubai is on track to become the first city in the world to accomplish this feat.

An agreement to launch an aerial taxi service in Dubai by the year 2026 was signed by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai, along with Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, and Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority. All three individuals were present at the process.

Flying taxis in Dubai

The agreement was signed by RTA with the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA), Joby Aviation (Joby), the world leader in aerial taxi development, and Skyports Infrastructure (Skyports), the leading vertiport infrastructure provider for the Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) industry. The signing of the agreement took place prior to the World Governments Summit (WGS).

In addition, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who was joined by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, examined the Joby Aviation S4 Aerial taxi, which is expected to begin commercial operations in the year 2026.

This project is a component of the future mobility projects that the RTA is working on, with the intention of offering transportation services to both inhabitants of Dubai and tourists to the city.

It was Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the RTA, who provided Sheikh Mohammed with an update on the status of the aerial taxi operations.

The cutting-edge technology utilized by this forward-thinking transportation service makes it possible for users to travel around in metropolitan areas in a manner that is both secure and effective.

The objective of the effort is to integrate into the public transportation network in Dubai.

Without compromising safety or security, the Joby Aviation S4 is able to seat a total of four passengers in addition to the pilot.

About Author

Muhamed abdo
Muhamed abdo
470 Total posts

Read Also

The Meteorological Center in the uae warns of rain in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain today

Rain is expected to fall in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain today, according to the Meteorological Center.

UAE: short-term rentals set for 20% increased returns

The UAE's short-term rental market is witnessing a surge in popularity as a lucrative second income option for residents.

UAE announces new Golden Visa rules, boosting the Dubai real estate sector

Earlier this year, the UAE government announced significant amendments to the Golden Visa regulations, aiming to encourage greater investor participation in the real estate market and strengthen ties with residents.

UAE residents to benefit from lower bank fees, more jobs post-FATF delisting

Despite undergoing scrutiny, the UAE emerged from its two-year probationary period without significant repercussions.

Dubai Gurdwara Offers 5,000 Meals for Abu Dhabi Hindu Temple Opening