More than 80 companies and products are set to compete for top honors at the 2023 Crystal Cabin Awards, highlighting new an innovative solutions that will change the passenger experience in the years ahead.
Delta invests in Joby, plans airport feeder operations
Delta Air Lines passengers might soon* be riding to the airport above traffic on a Joby eVTOL flight. The two companies announced an agreement in which Delta takes an equity stake in Joby, and gains access to the planned commuter operations.
Mesa looks to the sea for its next electric regional aviation adventure
To say that Mesa Airlines expects its operations to look dramatically different at the end of this decade would be a significant understatement. The company’s third electric aircraft deal, signed last week, could be the most interesting, as it takes on planes that are not exactly planes, with notable differences in the regulatory environment.
American, Avalon place major Vertical Aerospace eVTOL orders*
A pair of major order announcements offer a boost for UK eVTOL hopeful Vertical Aerospace, as more than 750 aircraft could have a new home by the middle of the decade.
FlightPath3D adds VTOL in-flight map option
The in-flight moving map is ready for its VTOL debut. FlightPath3D updated its industry-leading offering to include an option for helicopters and other VTOL aircraft, launching with an undisclosed, private customer.
Lilium’s "flying taxi" eVTOL jet takes flight
The world inched closer to a “flying taxi” reality this month as the Lilium Jet, an all-electric five seat eVTOL aircraft. took flight for the first time.