Known for its fully electric, 5-seater aircraft Munich-based aviation startup Lilium plans to establish regional air mobility as a new mode of transportation by 2025. In this regard, the company announced a partnership with Dusseldorf and Cologne/Bonn airports to develop the necessary infrastructure to support the regional air services spanning North Rhine-Westphalia.
First of many agreements to come
The partnership was announced in Dusseldorf in the presence of the Transportation Minister of North Rhine-Westphalia Hendrik Wüst. North Rhine-Westphalia Transport Minister Hendrik Wüst explains: “What sounds like science fiction today may soon be a reality. In the federal state with the highest mobility needs, smart ideas for better mobility are always welcome. We need all modes of transport in order to provide people with a convincingly diverse range of mobility options.“