AirX Eve-100 eVTOL

Eve Air Mobility and Air X, from Japan, sign Letter of Intent to acquire 50 eVTOL

Public company is the largest in Japan in helicopter chartering and has closed 10 firm orders for the electric aircraft

Eve Air Mobility and AirX have signed a Letter of Intent to Purchase (LOI) for up to 50 eVTOL aircraft.

AirX is Japan’s largest public helicopter charter service company and has placed 10 firm orders for the Eve-100 in addition of purchase rights for another 40 aircraft.

“We appreciate AirX’s trust and confidence in Eve by not only purchasing our eVTOL aircraft, but services and operations solutions and our Vector – the urban air traffic management software,” said Johann Bordais, CEO of Eve.

Japan has been progressive in their approach and interest in eVTOL operations and we look forward to continuing to expand our relationships and as we support Japan’s urban air mobility objectives going forward.”

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“We are deeply impressed not only by EVE’s technological capabilities, but also by their commitment to building an ecosystem,” said Kiwamu Tezuka, CEO of AirX Inc.

Our aim is to revolutionize the current industry, making transport services useful and affordable for everyone. By integrating our knowledge, experiences, and existing business platform with EVE’s comprehensive solutions, we hope to overcome transportation limitations by advancing eVTOL operations in Japan.”

Almost 3,000 eVTOLs

According to Embraer, AirX is a pioneer in advanced air mobility in Japan and offers AIROS Skyview, a complete charter service solution for the Japanese public.

The company announced the launch of Tokyo’s first eVTOL testbed, the UAM Centre.

Eve claims to have accumulated letters of intent for nearly 3,000 eVTOLs. The first prototype of the electric aircraft is expected to fly in 2024 and entry into service is scheduled for 2026.


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