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The Flying Taxi future is coming, but it’s Elitist and Underwhelming

by Alexis Ong, The Verge

German startup Volocopter unveiled a new flying taxi station in Singapore, but it was gone within a week.

On the bright Monday morning of October 21st in downtown Singapore, German air taxi startup Volocopter unveiled the VoloPort, the world’s first flying taxi station. Perched atop a floating platform at Marina Bay, the temporary structure offered a generous view of the country’s central business district’s most iconic landmarks. The press event went off without a hitch, though from the lingering construction crew, it was clear that this had been an 11th-hour effort.

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