GlobeAir to buy 12 Lilium Jets, targets Premium eVTOL routes in France and Italy

Lilium and Globeair collaborate to launch eVTOL services in Italy and France

The French Riviera and Italy will now have access to premium and corporate eVTOL flights thanks to Lilium and GlobeAir cooperation, which includes the purchase of 12 Lilium Jets.

The aircraft will provide first- and last-mile service to GlobeAir’s current offerings. With the arrangement, consumers will be able to save a significant amount of time, further demonstrating the seamless travel experience that GlobeAir is known for.

Lilium Phoenix 2 | Representative | Source

Italy and southern France also provide many options for point-to-point visits when travel time can be greatly reduced and vertical landing is necessary, with a strong need for a sustainable, efficient, and flexible method of transportation.

We are thrilled to be partnering with one of the leading European providers in on-demand air mobility,  GlobeAir. The French Riviera and Italy are key markets, and we are confident that our shared commitment to innovation and partnership will result in a premium customer experience

Sebastien Borel, SVP Commercial at Lilium, said

Sebastien Borel | Lilium

GlobeAir is a top-rated private jet operator in Europe, providing on-demand charter services to over 900 airports. For the benefit of its discerning end consumers, GlobeAir is famous for its creative use of data analytics to optimize operations, pricing, and empty legs.

GlobeAir is Europe’s industry leader in the entry-level private jet segment, offering a premium experience, with more than 50% of the market share. With 21 private planes, the company operates around-the-clock throughout all of Europe, connecting major European cities like London, Geneva, Zurich, Paris, Nice, and Milan with remote airfields like St. Moritz or Lugano, all of which are located in Switzerland.

We are proud to be partnering with Lilium as they are changing how we think about aviation and revolutionizing how people travel. Technological breakthroughs, a forward-thinking mindset and a drive to deliver quality time that fits customer expectations have propelled Lilium to the forefront of next-generation air travel

Bernhard Fragner, CEO GlobeAir, added
Bernhard Fragner | Source

The Phoenix 2 Jet’s entire transition from hover to wing-borne flight on both the wings and canards was also disclosed last week by Lilium. According to the manufacturer, this is the first electric jet aircraft in history to accomplish it, and the computation of the flight physics models has been confirmed.

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