You'd beat the traffic from the airport with a ride from Airbus.
Autonomous electric vehicle with detachable pod is perhaps a decade away.
The companies are eager to take taxis to the skies — bearing vaunted British nameplates.
Uber's flying taxi service – that glorious sci-fi dream – still plans to launch its first takeoffs by 2023. One major caveat, however, is that unlike regular taxis which can freely zip about the streets, UberAIR taxis need access to the sky and a place to land. That's where "Skyports" come in: special areas localized specifically for launching, landing, and customer pickup, and they're looking appropri
Uber Technologies said on Tuesday it would work with the U.S. Army to advance research on a novel, quiet aircraft rotor technology that could be used in future flying cars, or military aircraft. Uber also revealed passenger costs for its air taxi service.
The Vahana should hit the market by 2020.