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United Adds Hundreds of Air Taxis to Fleet

  United Buys 200 Air Taxis from Eve; Option of 200 More                                                         Source:  Eve  United Also Invests $15M in Eve United Airlines is making it clear that it believes flying taxis are a big part of the near-term future of air travel.  United has announced the purchase of 200 eVTOLs (electric, vertical takeoff & landing vehicles) from Eve Air Mobility of Melborne, Florida.  Additionally United has the option of purchasing 200 more eVTOLs from Eve.  And, United is also investing $15 million in the company.  Delivery of the 4-seat electric aircraft will be in 2026.  Eve was recently spun off by Brazilian aviation giant Embraer and went public.  Embraer and Eve maintain working relationships.  As a result, Embraer service centers, warehouses and field technicians will service the air taxis for United, along with Eve technicians. Big Aviation Partnership United and Eve intend to partner on the development and utilization of the Eve eVTOLs and