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October 20, 2021, 10:41 AM

Leasing Groups Tap Airline Interest in Electric Aircraft

Japan Airlines could take up to 100 of Vertical Aerospace's eVTOL aircraft, and Amedeo has committed to Aura Aero's 19-seat hybrid-electric commuter.

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Oct 20, 2021 - 10:41 AM
Japan Airlines could take up to 100 of Vertical Aerospace's eVTOL aircraft, and Amedeo has committed to Aura Aero's 19-seat hybrid-electric commuter.
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