Ferrovial Airports and Eve Air Mobility have agreed to partner with the aim of jointly developing the safe and reliable operation of vertiports and electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft.
Eve Air Mobility is a developer of eVTOL aircraft, services and support, and urban air-traffic management (Urban ATM) software.
Ferrovial says the collaboration reinforces its commitment to urban air mobility.
Kevin Cox, CEO of Ferrovial Vertiports, said: “As a leading global infrastructure provider and operator, Ferrovial is committed to building and operating safe, efficient, and sustainable transportation infrastructure, which is why we are truly excited to announce our collaboration with Eve.
“Ensuring that we are utilising an agnostic state-of-the-art Urban Air Traffic Management system will be key to achieving our goals.”
Eve Air Mobility says its Urban ATM software will enable the integration of all airspace users in the urban environment, supporting the safety, efficiency, and improvement of the UAM ecosystem – including fleet and vertiport operators.
Eve Air Mobility says its collaboration with Ferrovial reinforces a shared commitment to safely integration and scale global UAM operations.
Andre Stein, co-CEO of Eve Air Mobility, said: “This agreement represents a significant step forward and is a strong validation of Eve’s Urban Air Traffic Management service offering.
“Eve is much more than an eVTOL manufacturer – we are working with companies like Ferrovial Vertiports to consider how these aircraft will operate safely, efficiently, and in the most responsible way possible in the future.”
The agreement advances Ferrovial’s positioning in the incipient Urban Air Mobility sector.
Ferrovial Vertiports, backed by Ferrovial’s 70 years of transportation infrastructure experience, is developing a series of agnostic vertiport networks in Europe and the United States.
The siting, development, and operation of these networks aims to support all-electric, zero-carbon eVTOL air-transport services.
Image credit: Ferrovial
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