The strategic alliance between Fraport, a leading global airport operator, and Lilium, an innovative electric air-taxi company, marks a significant step towards revolutionizing regional air mobility. This partnership focuses on developing a commercial network for electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, starting with a thorough analysis of the necessary planning and approval steps for implementing such operations at airports.
Produced from hydrogen and carbon dioxide, the aim is to take a bite out of aviation’s ecological footprint. The one thing you can’t put your finger on about synthetic kerosene – which, according to the announcement, will be produced in Germany for the first time in the world – is that it’s cheap.
It’s not just any cargo that Wingcopter’s drone is flying to its target: blood products to save lives. Twenty-six kilometres is the distance between Greifswald and Wolgast, where Wingcopter drones helped with the delivery in the northeastern German state of Mecklenburg.