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United Airlines seeks to launch commercial flying taxi service in Chicago within 2 years

Posted on AllSides March 25th, 2023
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A flying taxi service is coming to Chicago in 2025, courtesy of United Airlines and Archer Aviation. The two companies on Thursday announced plans to launch the first air taxi route in the city, using Archer's electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft to transport residents between O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and downtown Vertiport Chicago. Passengers will be able to travel from downtown to the airport on Archer's Midnight aircraft in approximately 10 minutes, dodging traffic at rush hour. "Both Archer and United are committed to decarbonizing air travel and...

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