United doubles down on eVTOLs

United doubles down on eVTOLsUnited doubles down on eVTOLs United Airlines has announced a $15 million investment with Eve Air Mobility as well as a conditional purchase for 200 four-seat electric aircraft, with options for another 200 aircraft. The first deliveries are expected to begin by 2026. With this deal, United has become the first major airline to invest in two major electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft development ventures. Just last month, United solidified its order with Archer, signed in February 2021 for 100 eVTOLs, with a $10 million pre-delivery payment to the California-based eVTOL company. Michael Leskinen, President of United Airlines Ventures, said: “United has made

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