Taxi transport – Scuola Insieme http://www.scuolainsieme.com/ Fri, 05 Aug 2022 05:47:37 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://www.scuolainsieme.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/icon-2021-06-25T191058.566-150x150.png Taxi transport – Scuola Insieme http://www.scuolainsieme.com/ 32 32 WC transport standing committee to deal with long distance bus attacks https://www.scuolainsieme.com/wc-transport-standing-committee-to-deal-with-long-distance-bus-attacks/ Fri, 05 Aug 2022 05:24:03 +0000 https://www.scuolainsieme.com/wc-transport-standing-committee-to-deal-with-long-distance-bus-attacks/ In April, Intercape said there had been more than 150 recorded violent events directed at the long-distance coach industry in the country in the space of 13 months. The sector believes that rogue taxi associations are behind the attacks. CAPE TOWN – The Western Cape Transport Standing Committee has called an urgent meeting to deal […]]]>

In April, Intercape said there had been more than 150 recorded violent events directed at the long-distance coach industry in the country in the space of 13 months. The sector believes that rogue taxi associations are behind the attacks.

CAPE TOWN – The Western Cape Transport Standing Committee has called an urgent meeting to deal with the continuing wave of violent attacks on long-distance buses.

The Intercape bus company, the police, the South African National Taxi Council and the Department of Community Safety and Police Oversight will brief members on Friday morning.

In April, Intercape said there had been more than 150 recorded violent events directed at the long-distance coach industry in the country in the space of 13 months.

The sector believes that rogue taxi associations are behind the attacks.

In the latest incident on Wednesday, two Intercape bus drivers were shot dead along the N2 near Nyanga and one of them was injured.

Over the weekend, a driver was shot and injured outside the Intercape depot at Airport Industria.

Ricardo Mackenzie, Western Cape Democratic Alliance (DA) Transport Spokesperson, said: “The ongoing violence has instilled fear among drivers and passengers. We welcome the Provincial Government’s interventions to call on the provincial traffic authority to closely monitor operations and remain alert to vehicles illegally stopping and demanding money from buses along Western Cape roads.”

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New long-range green taxi goes into service as part of Denbighshire pilot https://www.scuolainsieme.com/new-long-range-green-taxi-goes-into-service-as-part-of-denbighshire-pilot/ Wed, 03 Aug 2022 11:47:24 +0000 https://www.scuolainsieme.com/new-long-range-green-taxi-goes-into-service-as-part-of-denbighshire-pilot/ A NEW addition has been added to a pilot taxi system in Denbighshire. Following feedback from hosting North Wales’ only pilot of the zero-emission green taxi system, Denbighshire County Council (DCC) has introduced a new, longer-range electronic vehicle. The Welsh Government, which is funding the scheme, has set a target to fully decarbonise the taxi […]]]>

A NEW addition has been added to a pilot taxi system in Denbighshire.

Following feedback from hosting North Wales’ only pilot of the zero-emission green taxi system, Denbighshire County Council (DCC) has introduced a new, longer-range electronic vehicle.

The Welsh Government, which is funding the scheme, has set a target to fully decarbonise the taxi fleet by 2028.

DCC is one of the few Welsh authorities to participate.

Since it began in the county in the fall of 2021, 59 taxi drivers have taken the wheel of four wheelchair-accessible Nissan Dynamo E-NV200 taxis to be used under the “try before you buy” program.

Hackney licensed taxi drivers can try the vehicle for free for 30 days, including free electric charging at specific county locations, vehicle registration, breakdown cover and insurance.

The taxis have so far covered 56,759 miles and operated across Prestatyn, Rhyl, Bodelwyddan, St Asaph, Denbigh, Ruthin and Corwen.

And now, following feedback from drivers using the program, the current fleet will be joined by a Kia EV6.

The Kia can travel up to 328 miles on a single charge and is designed to allow taxi drivers to work confidently through a full shift, including airport transfers, without needing to recharge.

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Cllr Barry Mellor, Senior Member for Environment and Transport, said: ‘This is one of many projects the council is running on electric vehicles which will help create a healthier environment and reduce emissions of carbon throughout the county.

“We have had a lot of positive and useful feedback from drivers who have taken part in this program to try these zero-emission taxis and discover their advantages.

“One of the suggested areas was to consider bringing in longer range vehicles to help with transportation out of county and back.

“This vehicle will provide a spacious, modern and luxurious environment for passengers with a comfortable environment free from noise, vibration or exhaust emissions.

“It also helps us to continue to collect feedback on the use of zero-emission vehicles during daily taxi operations without compromising service delivery and also to demonstrate the fuel savings and impact against climate change that electric vehicles currently offer.

“We look forward to hearing the experiences of drivers using this taxi to help us continue to chart the future of this green program.”

The vehicle will only be available to drivers who have previously participated in the program without serious incident and spaces are currently limited to 10 30-day rentals over the next 12 months.

Expressions of interest to participate will be done the same way, via the DCC website, and will open around mid-August.

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Comprehensive training for all facets of aviation https://www.scuolainsieme.com/comprehensive-training-for-all-facets-of-aviation/ Mon, 01 Aug 2022 12:22:29 +0000 https://www.scuolainsieme.com/comprehensive-training-for-all-facets-of-aviation/ FlightSafety International’s name and reputation in the field of aviation training has been built over seven decades. The value that aviation professionals find in our training is in the extensive number and range of services, equipment and locations available. Whatever area one needs, they will find a complete and individualized teaching solution. FlightSafety’s expert instructors […]]]>

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August 1 taxi strike postponed as MMRTA to hold fare meeting soon https://www.scuolainsieme.com/august-1-taxi-strike-postponed-as-mmrta-to-hold-fare-meeting-soon/ Sat, 30 Jul 2022 13:26:59 +0000 https://www.scuolainsieme.com/august-1-taxi-strike-postponed-as-mmrta-to-hold-fare-meeting-soon/ Photo: IENS Bombay: One of Mumbai’s biggest taxi unions said on Saturday it had postponed its one-day token strike scheduled for August 1 following a request from authorities. In a statement, the Mumbai Taximen’s Union said the decision was taken following a request from the regional transport manager of Tardeo RTO, who is also the […]]]>

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Bombay: One of Mumbai’s biggest taxi unions said on Saturday it had postponed its one-day token strike scheduled for August 1 following a request from authorities.

In a statement, the Mumbai Taximen’s Union said the decision was taken following a request from the regional transport manager of Tardeo RTO, who is also the secretary of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Transport Authority (MMRTA).
The union had decided to strike to demand a minimum tariff of Rs 35 instead of Rs 25 for the first 1.5 kilometer distance, as the price of compressed natural gas had risen to Rs 32 per kilogram, which caused a loss of Rs 300 per day to operators, said union leader AL Quadros.

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The Khatua committee, which was appointed by the Maharashtra government to come up with a tariff formula, had said a review could take place if CNG prices increase by 25%.

“CNG prices have increased by 35% but the government is delaying a tariff review,” Quadros added.
After the union threatened a strike, the Tardeo RTO had called for the agitation to be withdrawn as the MMRTA would soon be holding a meeting to decide on a fare increase for the city’s roughly 40,000 black and yellow cabs.

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Watch: Dubai taxi driver honored for returning Dh1m left by passenger – News https://www.scuolainsieme.com/watch-dubai-taxi-driver-honored-for-returning-dh1m-left-by-passenger-news/ Thu, 28 Jul 2022 15:15:04 +0000 https://www.scuolainsieme.com/watch-dubai-taxi-driver-honored-for-returning-dh1m-left-by-passenger-news/ The head of the RTA also praises two other people for their honesty Twitter By web office Published: Thu 28 Jul 2022, 07:15 PM Last update: Thu 28 Jul 2022, 11:11 PM Two taxi drivers and an RTA parking inspector in Dubai were honored for their honesty and good character. Mattar Mohammed Al Tayer, Managing […]]]>

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Two taxi drivers and an RTA parking inspector in Dubai were honored for their honesty and good character.

Mattar Mohammed Al Tayer, Managing Director and Chairman of the Board of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), presented them with certificates and thanked them for their services.

“We are proud to have employees with such honesty, integrity and ethics at RTA,” he said in his tweet.

Parking Inspector Obeid Miftah Abdullah was honored for his dedication and sincerity in carrying out his duties.

Nancy Orgo of Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) handed over a bag containing 1 million dirhams left in her taxi by a passenger.

Driver Umar Altaf Hussein of Cars Taxi returned a wallet to a customer who had left it in his taxi.

The ceremony was also attended by Ahmed Bahrozyan, CEO of the Public Transport Agency, Mansour Al Falasi, CEO of Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC), and Hussain Al Banna, Executive Director of Traffic.

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Fewer private hire vehicles in Barrow than before COVID https://www.scuolainsieme.com/fewer-private-hire-vehicles-in-barrow-than-before-covid/ Wed, 27 Jul 2022 04:00:00 +0000 https://www.scuolainsieme.com/fewer-private-hire-vehicles-in-barrow-than-before-covid/ There are fewer private hire vehicles carrying passengers through Barrow than before the pandemic, according to new figures. Department for Transport figures show there were 79 private hire vehicles in Barrow in March, down from 90 the previous year and less than 92 in March 2020. The GMB union said taxis and pre-booked cars had […]]]>

There are fewer private hire vehicles carrying passengers through Barrow than before the pandemic, according to new figures.

Department for Transport figures show there were 79 private hire vehicles in Barrow in March, down from 90 the previous year and less than 92 in March 2020.

The GMB union said taxis and pre-booked cars had become more expensive due to a “perfect storm” of issues including the cost of living crisis, the coronavirus pandemic and licensing issues.

This was echoed by Phil Barker, owner of Carefree Travel in Barrow, who said: “It absolutely crippled me for the first twelve months when the pandemic hit. Even the airport job doesn’t pay well. The cost of fuel to fill one of my buses is £175, which has increased by £60 per tank.

“When you refuel at Manchester airport and back, it’s just not sustainable. Taxi prices never seem to go up.”

A private rental vehicle, such as those available through Uber, must be reserved in advance. A taxi, like a traditional black cab, can be hailed and is usually charged on a timed meter.

Carefree Travel is a specialist private hire company, providing wheelchair accessible cars. Mr Barker said the business had problems before the pandemic with the loss of a lucrative contract and now its older clientele are “less likely to exit than before”.

However, the number of taxis in Barrow increased to 165 last year, from 129 in 2020.

This bucks a national trend of taxis also declining with private hire vehicles.

Of the taxis available in March, only four were wheelchair accessible, while eight private hire vehicles offered disabled access, which includes the service provided by Carefree Taxis.

Figures also show that there are now 253 licenses for taxi and private car hire drivers in the region – down from 275 in 2020.

Nationally, the total number of licenses for private taxi and hire drivers has increased from 376,700 in 2020 to 341,300.

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Solutions sought for late night taxi shortage https://www.scuolainsieme.com/solutions-sought-for-late-night-taxi-shortage/ Mon, 25 Jul 2022 10:35:10 +0000 https://www.scuolainsieme.com/solutions-sought-for-late-night-taxi-shortage/ People line up for taxis at the Seocho District Express Bus Terminal in southern Seoul on Thursday. The demand for taxis has increased significantly since the end of social distancing measures, creating a shortage. [NEWS1] To deal with Korea’s worsening taxi shortage, the government is considering lifting restrictions on operating at night and adopting a […]]]>

People line up for taxis at the Seocho District Express Bus Terminal in southern Seoul on Thursday. The demand for taxis has increased significantly since the end of social distancing measures, creating a shortage. [NEWS1]

To deal with Korea’s worsening taxi shortage, the government is considering lifting restrictions on operating at night and adopting a new system for matching taxis and passengers.

The measures were mentioned in a report from the Ministry of Lands, Infrastructure and Transport delivered to the president on July 18, the ministry said on Monday.

The Ministry of Transport had announced that it would apply a flexible pricing system to taxis operating from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. to solve the shortage of night taxis. A premium of 25 to 100% on the tariffs would be considered.

Along with premium fares, the government is considering scrapping the three-shift system for private taxis altogether – which required drivers to take time off every three days, further exacerbating the taxi shortage.

The Seoul city government has temporarily lifted the three-shift system since April 20 to allow private taxis to operate from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. on rest days. But seeing people’s continued difficulty in finding taxis at night, the government is considering scrapping the shift system altogether.

Measures to prevent drivers from choosing lucrative fares and turning away from less lucrative fares, which is seen as an aggravating factor in the shortage of night taxis, are also being discussed.

A method of automatically assigning a passenger to a taxi — without the driver knowing the destination — is being studied.

Currently, Type 2 rated taxis – operated by a franchise taxi business such as Kakao T Blue and Macaron Taxi – are operated in this manner.

However, about 250,000 taxis registered in Korea are classified as Type 3 or operated by agent services, the largest group. Type 3 is a form in which mobility platform operators only act as intermediaries between drivers and passengers.

Once an automatic allocation system is applied to Type 3 taxis in addition to a late night bonus, the government believes it can prevent drivers from refusing to take fares.

Another option being considered by the Department of Transport is to relax restrictions on Type 1 taxis like TADA, which are technically rental cars.

Type 1 taxi rig operators can do business without a taxi license, but must pay 5% of sales to the government as a social contribution and can only operate 420 vehicles.

In order to boost the supply of taxis, the ministry plans to lower social security charges or increase the number of vehicles that can circulate.

BY SEO JI-EUN [seo.jieun1@joongang.co.kr]

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Commuters and taxi drivers in Mpumalanga despair as… https://www.scuolainsieme.com/commuters-and-taxi-drivers-in-mpumalanga-despair-as/ Thu, 21 Jul 2022 20:40:31 +0000 https://www.scuolainsieme.com/commuters-and-taxi-drivers-in-mpumalanga-despair-as/ When farm laborer December Mbokodo (40) pays for his monthly bus fare for August, it will cost him almost R30 more than the July fare. This price increase comes on top of the 6% annual increase it has been paying since April. “It’s too expensive… life is difficult,” Mbokodo said. “What if the price of […]]]>

When farm laborer December Mbokodo (40) pays for his monthly bus fare for August, it will cost him almost R30 more than the July fare. This price increase comes on top of the 6% annual increase it has been paying since April.

“It’s too expensive… life is difficult,” Mbokodo said. “What if the price of gasoline goes up, up, up? At the end of this year, payments for the bus will increase further. »

Commuters from a rural area outside White River, Mpumalanga, take an afternoon bus home. As a legacy of apartheid land use planning, many commuters have to take multiple buses and travel about two hours each way from home to work.
(Photo: Maru Attwood)

Each day, Mbokodo leaves his home near Hazyview at 5 a.m. each day to begin his two-hour journey in a Buscor bus. Buscor is the largest bus company in the Mpumalanga Lowveld and the only service serving Mbokodo’s workplace on a macadamia farm just outside White River.

For the first time in Buscor’s history, rising gasoline prices forced the company to raise rates outside of its annual April increase.

“They have already increased salaries…I don’t think they will increase again,” said Sphiwe Nyalunge, a 36-year-old colleague from Mbokodo.

Without wage increases, workers will soon face a cost of living crisis. The combination of rising transport and food prices is difficult for Nyalunge to bear.

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A commuter newspaper showing Buscor fares at the Mbombela central bus depot. Under pressure from rising petrol prices, Buscor (the largest bus company in the Mpumalanga Lowveld) is increasing fares on top of its annual increase in April. This is the first time in the company’s history that it has increased its prices twice a year. (Photo: Maru Attwood)

“Sometimes you spend R1,500 on groceries. Now 1,500 rand does nothing.

On Wednesday, Statistics South Africa reported that the consumer price index for June had climbed to 7.4%. That’s more than any inflation South Africans have suffered in 13 years. The last time it was higher was during the global financial crisis.

Rising transportation costs are one of the main components of the rise in the CPI. SA Statistics reported: “Transportation goods and services recorded an average annual price increase of 20%.”

People who rely on the taxi industry – the primary mode of transport for millions of South Africans – are feeling the sharp price hike.

“If we don’t raise the price, we go bankrupt. If we increase the price, we lose commuters,” lamented Bongani Dube, the secretary of the Topstar Taxi association in Mbombela. It’s a lose-lose situation for the industry.

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Frank Maphanga (51) is a taxi driver from Pienaar, a town 30 km from Mbombela in Mpumalanga. He said rising fuel prices had made it difficult for his family to survive and caused disputes between taxi drivers and owners. (Photo: Maru Attwood)

Frank Maphanga is a 51-year-old taxi driver from Pienaar, a town 30 km from Mbombela. It leads local routes from the central taxi rank in Mbombela to areas around the town.

Since the rise in gasoline prices, Maphanga says he has been running at a loss.

“It causes a quarrel between us, the drivers, and the owners… the taxi owners. Because we’re in business, and if you’re in business, you need to make a profit. Maphanga has three grandchildren. “They all depend on the money I get from this taxi.”

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The secretary of Mbombela’s Topstar Taxi Association, Bongani Dube, said fuel price hikes have forced the associations to increase taxi fares by 10%. “It’s impacting us, it’s impacting our commuters,” he said. (Photo: Maru Attwood)

To accommodate rising petrol prices, taxi associations in Mpumalanga have reported raising fares by around 10%. But increases of even a few rands can have a big impact on commuters.

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Zanele Moiene (44) is a domestic worker from Msholozi, Mpumalanga. With the increase in taxi fares, she has less money to spend on groceries and building her house. (Photo: Maru Attwood)

Zanele Moiene (44) is a domestic worker from Msholozi, Mpumalanga who travels to work by taxi. Now spending more on fares, she says, “I have to cut back on my shopping. I have to shoot them and the kids complain.

Meanwhile, the money she spends on savings or longer-term projects, like building her house, dries up. “I used to build on my own, but now I quit…I just work for food and transportation,” Moiene said.

The increase in taxi fares comes weeks after taxi drivers in the region tried to demonstrate on July 6 to pressure the government to tackle the price hike.

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Sifiso Makwakwa (36) transports passengers on local taxi routes around Mbombela, Mpumalanga. He worries about rising fuel prices and is disappointed that the closure of Mbombela in early July did nothing to force lower petrol prices. (Photo: Maru Attwood)

Sifiso Makwakwa (36) is a taxi driver who participated in the shutdown. Drivers closed roads and prevented people from filling up at gas stations. Makwakwa said: “Our government these days when you talk they are slow to respond. But when you start getting a reaction, that’s when they start listening and they start doing what you want.

After two days, the shutdown ended unsuccessfully.

Maphanga said, “Because there was only Mbombela, we received no support from the government. Our main objective was to get the government to pay attention to this rise in oil. But unfortunately it didn’t work as expected. It was just a loss… We proved ourselves wrong.

Road closures and disrupted supply chains caused by the cost of shutdown The mining industries of Mpumalangawhich will only aggravate economic tensions.

It’s not the government, it’s the international

Dube, speaking on behalf of the taxi associations in Mbombela, pointed out that the closure was not sanctioned by the associations, but was carried out by drivers acting on their own accord. He said: “We understand…we watch the news…it’s not the government that drives prices up. It’s international. »

The scale of the problem is enormous. The price of oil is set by a global industry that makes profits of $2.8 billion a day, while fueling the climate crisis. And prices are pushed higher by Russia’s war, more than 8,000 km into Ukraine.

But the localized impacts are intense. Farm workers and commuters suffer as basic necessities become unaffordable. Transport workers in Mpumalanga tried to effect change as drastically as possible, to no avail.

There is a feeling of helplessness and frustration among the people because the causes of their suffering are global financial and military crises that are not their fault. DM

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Bristol Airport’s zero-emission ‘flying taxi’ to test flight in 2024 https://www.scuolainsieme.com/bristol-airports-zero-emission-flying-taxi-to-test-flight-in-2024/ Tue, 19 Jul 2022 12:10:08 +0000 https://www.scuolainsieme.com/bristol-airports-zero-emission-flying-taxi-to-test-flight-in-2024/ In a bid to build the world’s first electric aviation ecosystem, Bristol Airpot’s “flying taxi” will perform two test flights in two years. Bristol Airport’s ‘Flying Taxi’ scheduled for two test flights in 2024 In an attempt to create the first electric flight ecosystem, two test flights of a zero-emission “flying taxi” between Bristol Airport […]]]>

In a bid to build the world’s first electric aviation ecosystem, Bristol Airpot’s “flying taxi” will perform two test flights in two years.

Bristol Airport’s ‘Flying Taxi’ scheduled for two test flights in 2024

In an attempt to create the first electric flight ecosystem, two test flights of a zero-emission “flying taxi” between Bristol Airport and a South West aerodrome are planned for 2024.

The government has awarded a £9.5m ($11.4m) grant to a new collaboration that includes Bristol aerospace company Vertical Aerospace, which is building the electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft , and the carrier Virgin Atlantic, which carry out the test flights.

A third demonstration flight is planned between London Heathrow Airport and a new ‘vertiport’ innovation hub, to be built by airspace infrastructure firm Skyports, in addition to the two actual flights between the Bristol Airport and the other unnamed South West destination.

A third virtual simulation flight between Bristol Airport and London City Airport aims to demonstrate the aircraft’s potential to connect metropolitan centres.

Key elements of passenger travel, vehicle operations, airspace navigation, ground pricing, safety and interaction with local stakeholders will all be covered in the demonstrations.

By supporting test flights by 2024, Heathrow and Bristol Airport will allow the partnership to study and learn from the potential and challenges of operating in various airport contexts.

Additionally, the project has also received the most current funding through a project called “Future Flight Challenge”. As part of the UK’s commitment to reduce carbon emissions to net zero, it is provided by the government-sponsored organization UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), which aims to help develop flight methods more environmentally friendly such as all-electric aircraft. and drone deliveries.

The company has previously said the aircraft will be capable of carrying four people over 100 miles at a top speed of over 200mph while emitting little to no noise and pollutants while in operation.

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Bristol Airport launches campaign to tackle disruptive behavior

Bristol Airport is working harder stop disruptive behavior. The airport has launched a campaign to raise public awareness of the effects of such behavior.

The most serious of these include being denied boarding, being banned from an airline, paying fines of up to £80,000 ($96,000) and even spending time in jail.

Bristol Airport has released a statement saying it has agreed to abide by the UK Aviation Code of Practice on Disruptive Passengers and is a dedicated participant in the ‘One Too Many’ effort, the awareness campaign for disruptive passengers in the aviation sector.

According to the airport, additional notices regarding disruptive behavior will be posted on digital screens in the terminal, stores, restaurants and social media. The campaign will make it very clear that it is forbidden to be disruptive on board an aircraft, as well as the repercussions of denying passengers a flight.

Sunday, June 17, a customer at Bristol Airport allegedly attacked a security guard. A man and woman were ‘drunk’ as they attempted to board the 5.45pm easyJet plane to Alicante, police said. The guy started yelling at the gate workers, so airport security and other passengers intervened. He also allegedly punched a security guard.

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Embraer presents the new Eve cabin model https://www.scuolainsieme.com/embraer-presents-the-new-eve-cabin-model/ Sun, 17 Jul 2022 16:25:00 +0000 https://www.scuolainsieme.com/embraer-presents-the-new-eve-cabin-model/ Photo: Embraer Embrace Stock code erj Type of company Planner Creation date 1969-08-19 CEO Francisco Gomes Neto Head office location Sao Paulo, Brazil Key product lines Embraer 170, Embraer 175, Embraer 190, Embraer 195, Embraer 175-E2, Embraer 190-E2, Embraer 195-E2 As the aviation world prepares for an exciting week at the Farnborough Airshow, Embraer got […]]]>

As the aviation world prepares for an exciting week at the Farnborough Airshow, Embraer got a head start on the festivities today. The Brazilian manufacturing powerhouse took the opportunity to unveil the new cabin mockup of its long-awaited Eve electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft.

A key sector

eVTOLs were primed to take the airline industry by storm at the end of this decade. Major airlines, manufacturers and airports around the world have invested in the industry in a bid to be part of an expected overhaul of travel networks.

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Eve, Embraer’s urban air mobility subsidiary, was established in 2020. Yet it recently made the transition to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange under a new deal with Zanite, which invests in the aviation, aerospace and defense, urban mobility, among other technological fields. . The move sees Eve bolster her support after Zanite shelled out over $100 million.

There have been changes throughout the program. Notably, Eve went through a design change from a canard and wing construction to a wing and tailplane. Thus, the aircraft is expected to be introduced with a conventional wing and tail configuration with eight rotors attached around the wing to provide safe vertical takeoff and landing.


eVTOLs are touted to revolutionize public transport and city travel. Photo: Embraer

Reinvented design

Simple Flying was on hand for the big reveal. The unveiling was scheduled by EVE co-CEO Andre Stein, who proudly showed off the design to a round of applause.

With the design change, Eve hopes to make things simpler. As Stein explained:

“With few moving parts and complexity, we can keep it efficient, relying on wings to fly and navigate. We keep the same DNA. It’s just the point in development where we felt it was mature. to share.

Stein was honored to show the model. Photo: Sumit Singh | single flight

The futuristic shape of the capsule is complemented by the turquoise accents. While the exterior is sleek, the interior is truly a delight to behold.

Photo: Embraer

The four seats look like a hybrid of commercial aircraft and taxi seats on the ground. There is enough space for a short-haul jump and several data points to keep passengers informed of the trip.

Passengers will be able to keep up to date with their flight. Photo: Sumit Singh | single flight

The overall cabin experience is cool. Nevertheless, it undoubtedly seems like a natural progression for urban transport. With the London skyline serving as the backdrop for Eve’s conceptualization and the UK’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) supporting eVTOLs, Londoners will be familiar with the approaches. The driver and passenger areas reimagine the driver’s cabin and the passenger cabin of a black cab.

Stein concluded:

“As with any major aircraft development, the most important aspect is inside. Since the beginning of the project, we have focused a lot on the user experience. We understand the different needs, the different users of different backgrounds to ensure that we develop a product to deliver a broad user experience – something simple and intuitive for our users.​​​​​​​

A glimpse of what pilots could do. Photo: Sumit Singh | single flight

Looking forward

When visiting the 2022 FIA, those at the venue will be able to further extend the concept experience through augmented reality glasses. This process will help visitors envision the future of short-haul air travel.

The approach is simplified throughout. Photo: Sumit Singh | single flight

Simple Flying will be at the Farnborough Airshow next week. For all the latest news from the show, click here!

Overall, the Eve program has achieved significant milestones in recent months. Along with a series of partnerships formed, he is getting closer to seeing the fruits of his labor. Embraer completed major test flights over Rio de Janeiro in May. In total, there are more than 1,900 Eve orders from around 20 launch customers around the world. We can expect Eve to become a major force in the eVTOL space by the early 2030s.

What do you think of Eve’s cabin concept? What do you think of the overall outlook for the aircraft? Let us know what you think in the comments section.


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