Nov 8, 2017

Uber announces LA will be the third city for UberAIR

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Flying Ubers are coming to LA: Ride-sharing company links with NASA to bring 200mph electric aircraft to the city in 2020 and a flight will cost you the same as a car journey…

Uber’s Chief Product Officer, Jeff Holden, announced the plans at the global Web Summit in Lisbon today.

Mr Holden said: ‘Technology will allow LA residents to literally fly over the city’s historically bad traffic, giving them time back to use in far more productive ways.

‘At scale, we expect UberAIR will perform tens of thousands of flights each day across the city — at those levels, all the time savings will have a noticeable positive impact on the region’s economy.’

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