(05 Oct 2021)
Eve Urban Air Mobility, an Embraer company, and
Aviation Management Services Serviços Aeronáuticos (Avantto) have signed a Letter of Intention
to develop the Urban Air Mobility (UAM)
ecosystem in Latin America.
The partnership includes an order for
100 of Eves electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL)
aircraft, as well as a collaboration to develop a new eVTOL
operation in Brazil and across Latin America.
expected to start in 2026.
Avantto has been
a great partner for Embraer Executive Jets, and we are reinforcing
this bond with a shared focus on sustainability in this next
generation of transportation, said Andre Stein, President & CEO
of Eve. The strength of Avanttos experience in operations,
coupled with their growth strategy, make an ideal partner for the
future expansion of Eves eVTOL deployment in Brazil and across
Latin America. We will work together to make sure we continue our
mission to democratize aviation through increasing accessibility
Avantto and Eve plan to begin
their partnership working together to develop new services and
procedures that, together with communities and other industry
stakeholders, can create a safe and scalable environment for eVTOL
operations to expand.
Those efforts will focus on critical aspects
of the passenger experience in order to design for all users,
including how to maximize accessibility and inclusiveness in vertiports and eVTOL boarding operations.
Rogério Andrade, CEO and Founder of Avantto, said, For more than a decade, Avantto
has uniquely developed software, systems and procedures enabling
the company to offer 24/7 on-call flight services for short-haul
intra-city helicopter transportation to its hundreds of active
members. This exclusive know-how will be one of the principal
pillars of the urban air mobility ecosystem developed by the EVE/Avantto
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