German start-up Lilium snags Orlando deal to launch U.S. hub for flying taxis – CNBC
German aviation start-up Lilium on Wednesday signed a deal with the city of Orlando, Florida, to launch the first U.S. transportation hub for its flying taxis.
The Munich-based group plans to build a so-called “vertiport” in Lake Nona, a planned futuristic smart city near Orlando International Airport. It’s partnered with local property developer Tavistock Development to design and construct the project.
Lilium’s ultimate vision is to roll out a network of air taxis in various cities, with an app…