Uber CEO sees commercialization of flying taxis in 5-10 years

The US ride-hailing app maker expects flying vehicles to eventually become an affordable method of mass transportation


Reuters February 20, 2018
Dara Khosrowshahi, Chief Executive Officer of Uber Technologies, looks on as he attends the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, January 23, 2018. PHOTO: REUTERS

Uber Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi said on Tuesday he can see commercialization of the Uber Air flying taxi service happening within five to 10 years.

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Khosrowshahi was speaking at an investor forum in Tokyo on his first visit to Asia as Uber CEO.

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