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Contributor: PR Newswire Europe
Wednesday, September 16 2020 - 23:30
Volocopter offers reservations for commercial flights
BERLIN, Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

Be the First to Fly with an Electric Air Taxi

At Greentech Festival in Berlin today, Volocopter, 
[] the pioneer of Urban Air Mobility (UAM), 
announced that the world’s first public sale for electrical air taxi flight 
reservations has started. Effective immediately, Volocopter fans world-wide can 
reserve their tickets online and be amongst the very first to take this new 
form of mobility. The VoloFirst ticket costs €300 and can be reserved with a 
10% deposit. There are only 1000 presale reservations available for a limited 

The announcement follows Volocopter’s successful demonstration flights in 
Stuttgart, at Helsinki’s international airport, and over Singapore’s Marina 
Bay. “Based on our public test flights and regulatory achievement record, we 
have paved the way to make electric flight in cities common in just a few 
years. With the start of reservations, we now invite our supporters and 
innovators around the world to join us and be amongst the first to experience 
this new and exciting form of mobility,” said Volocopter CEO Florian Reuter. 
The reservations are available world-wide on the Volocopter Reservation 
Platform. [].
“While the final certification for air taxis is still pending, we do have a 
detailed realistic timeline to launch commercial VoloCity flights in the next 
2-3 years. Moreover, those who reserve now can receive the latest updates about 
our progress and the commercial launch plan,” said Volocopter’s Chief 
Commercial Officer Christian Bauer.

Volocopter first made aviation history in 2011 with its “Yoga-Ball” flight. 
Since then, Volocopter showed its technological leadership in several piloted 
and unpiloted flights across the world. It is the only eVTOL focused aerospace 
company to receive Design Organization Approval (DOA) from the European 
Aviation Safety Agency. Volocopter continues to work closely with cities and 
partners around the world to bring together all expertise necessary to make 
battery powered air taxis a reality: regulatory, cities, infrastructure 
developers, and flight traffic management providers amongst others. 

For now, Volocopter is ready to gain market traction, offer the public their 
future services with a realistic timeline, and become the first electric air 
taxi company to acquire paying end-customers. 

About Volocopter GmbH
Volocopter is building the world’s first sustainable and scalable urban air 
mobility business to bring affordable air taxi services to megacities 
worldwide. With the VoloCity, the company is developing the first fully 
electric “eVTOL” aircraft in certification to safely and quietly transport 
passengers within cities. Volocopter leads and cooperates with partners in 
infrastructure, operations, and air traffic management to build the ecosystem 
necessary to ‘Bring Urban Air Mobility to Life’.

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Source: Volocopter GmbH