- Uber has revealed a prototype for an electric flying taxi ahead of its Uber Elevate Summit in Los Angeles, CBS News first reported.
- Uber plans to start testing the flying taxis by 2020 and hopes to launch the service, Uber Air, by 2028.
- CEO Dara Khosrowshahi told CBS This Morning that Uber plans to make the service "affordable for normal people."
Uber has revealed a prototype for an electric flying taxi ahead of its Uber Elevate Summit in Los Angeles, CBS Newsfirst reported.[/FONT]
[FONT="]The company plans to start tests for an air transportation service, Uber Air, in 2020 in Los Angeles, Dallas-Fort Worth, and Dubai. By 2028, Uber hopes to launch the service, which would transport passengers between rooftop landing pads the company refers to as "skyports." The skyports would be able to see 200 takeoffs and landings each hour, company officials told CNBC.