Air New Zealand aims to help develop the autonomous air taxi concept by partnering with Zephyr Airworks—a company testing such an aircraft in New Zealand. The two companies have signed an agreement to “work collaboratively on bringing the world’s first autonomous electric air taxi service to market in New Zealand.” Zephyr Airworks was established in New Zealand in 2016 by California-based Kitty Hawk, which developed the Cora electric air taxi prototype. Kitty Hawk ...

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