Upcoming Event – Open Invitation from PBEC UK Member Urban-Air Port to the PBEC Community

PBEC Members are officially invited to the grand opening of Air One – the world’s first fully operational Urban-Air Port for electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, to be held at Coventry Airport, the 2021 UK City of Culture.

26 – 27 April 2022: Morning Session

  • 9.30am Air One Opens
  • 10am Welcome & Air One Tours
  • 10.30am First Flight
  • 12.00pm – 12.45pm Panel Discussion
  • 12.45pm Hospitality
  • 2pm Air One Closes

Reserve and Book a Morning Session HERE – Mention PBEC

26 – 27 April 2022: Afternoon Session

  • 3pm Air One Opens
  • 3.30pm Welcome & Air One Tours
  • 4.30pm Last Flight
  • 5pm Drinks Reception
  • 7.30pm Air One Closes

Reserve and Book an Afternoon Session HERE – Mention PBEC

Selected for its important geographic location within the UK and its history of automobile and aerospace innovation, Coventry represents the ideal venue for showcasing the future of mobility. We’ve collaborated with local partners to ensure this project paves the way for new transportation developments as the Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) industry takes flight. Join us in Coventry to celebrate this milestone achievement and envision a new era of mobility.

In partnership with Supernal, we’ve designed an immersive experience where guests can tour the Air One vertiport and learn about the promise of sustainable Advanced Air Mobility solutions.

The Event – What’s happening

  • Open from 10am
  • Showcasing all elements of Urban-Air Port functionality including:
  • Passenger taxi processing
  • Disaster Emergency Management Security (DEMS)
  • Logistics
  • Charging infrastructure
  • Command and control
  • Food & beverage and retail opportunities
  • Display of Supernal SA1 eVTOL model
  • Live flight demonstrations from Malloy, Skyfarer and West Midlands Police
  • Public engagement and educational activities

“Cleaner, inter-city flight technology is vital not only to reducing emissions, but to better connecting remote communities, from small towns in the UK to isolated settlements all around the world. As we build back greener from the pandemic, initiatives like the government-backed Air One project will help us develop the infrastructure needed to make our dreams of flying taxis a reality.”

Kwasi Kwarteng – Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy of U.K.

How to get to the Air One event

Train

  • Avanti West Coast trains from London, Birmingham and Edinburgh.
  • Cross Country trains from Manchester Piccadilly, Oxford, Reading and Southampton
  • West Midlands trains operating local services Bus

12X, 19, 9 & X18 buses all run direct to Coventry train station

Car From London: follow the M1, leaving it at Junction 17 onto the M45. At the end of the M45, continue along the A45 and follow the signs for the city centre.

From East Anglia and eastern England: Take the A14 until it meets the M1/M6 interchange. Then take the M6 to Junction 2 and follow signs for the city centre.

From southern England: take the A34 to the M40. Leave the M40 at Junction 15, then take the A46 and follow signs for the city centre.

From the southwest: take the M5, then the M42, leaving the M42 at Junction 6. Follow the A45 to Coventry. From South Wales: follow the M4 to the M5, then as above.

From western Scotland and the Northwest: leave the M6 at Junction 3 and follow the signs for Coventry city centre.

From the North: take the M1 to Junction 21, then to the end of the M69, following signs for Coventry city centre.

For further Event Information Click HERE

 

 

 

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