Do you want to take a HELICOPTER to work? Sydney online to be the first city in the world with the UberAir service that offers helicopter flights & # 39; can all pay & # 39;
- UberAir plans to test its new idea of sharing air travel in three main cities
- The Dallas and Los Angeles of the United States have already been selected for test flights
- Uber revealed at a conference in Tokyo last night that Sydney could be the third city
- The company has cited faster travel times and cleaner air as the main benefits
Sophie Tanno for Daily Mail Australia
Sydney could be one of the first cities in the world to try a new UberAir service, which aims to provide helicopter rides to its average traveler in the morning.
The announcement was made at a Uber Elevate conference in Toyko last night.
Uber praised his new idea of urban air transport as "the future of demand". and affirmed that the helicopters will bring "powerful changes" to the cities.
Uber praised his new idea of urban air transport as "the future of demand". and affirmed that the helicopters will bring "powerful changes"
The shared transport company has made great claims about the benefits of its new initiative
In plans launched last night, Uber said the travel times between Manly and Sydney CBD could be reduced from 110 minutes to just 12 minutes.
The shared transport company has made great claims about the benefits of its new initiative, including faster trips to work, cleaner air and less traffic congestion.
Dallas and Los Angeles have already been announced as the first two launch cities, but Uber is now on the hunt for a more international city.
"We are looking for forward-looking cities that are investing in their transportation systems and want to bring UberAir to the market for its residents as quickly as possible," says Uber.
Travel times between Manly and Sydney CBD could be reduced from 110 minutes to only 12 minutes
Sydney could be one of the first cities in the world to try a new UberAir service with Dallas and San Francisco
The San Francisco company aims to establish demonstration flights in the three cities chosen for 2020, in just two years. They then hope to open taxi service flights on demand by 2023.
Cities in Brazil, France, India and Japan have also been designated as potential test sites for helicopters.