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American Airlines wants to fly travelers over congested cities and highway traffic with a $1 billion pre-order for up to 250 eVTOLs

1 day ago   |   By Business Insider

A rendering of Vertical Aerospace's eVTOL.
American Airlines and Vertical Aerospace
American Airlines will invest $25 million in Vertical Aerospace for up to 250 electric vertical takeoff and land aircraft.
Vertical Aerospace's VA-X4 is slated to fly up to four passengers distances of more than 100 miles.
More airlines are expected to invest in eVTOLs as more firms develop the new type of aircraft.
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