Abu Dhabi Airports signs agreement to accelerate AAM’s future

Abu Dhabi Airport has signed a memorandum of understanding with leading French engineering and operations company Groupe ADP to explore the potential of Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) in Abu Dhabi, a new air transport concept that uses electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft to move people. and cargo.

The strategic partnership was signed at the Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2022 between His Excellency Eng. Jamal Salem Al Dhaheri, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Abu Dhabi Airports, and Philippe Martinet, Managing Director of Groupe ADP Airport Services, in the presence of His Excellency Nader Al Hammadi, Board Member of Abu Dhabi Airports.

Under the terms of the agreement, Abu Dhabi Airports and Groupe ADP will participate in the joint planning, design, development and operation of ground infrastructure for AAM in Abu Dhabi following stakeholder engagement, feasibility study and market assessment for industry development. road map.

E.E. Eng. Jamal Salem Al Dhaheri, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Abu Dhabi Airports, commented: “We are delighted to partner with industry leader Groupe ADP to explore the potential of implementing AAM in Abu Dhabi. This new system combines flight technology with transformative aircraft designs that use electric power for vertical hovering, takeoff and landing, ensuring sustainable air transport for both passengers and cargo. This agreement is a testament to our commitment to moving forward, working with our partners to deliver innovation and technology that delivers efficiency, convenience and, most importantly, sustainability.”

“We are proud to enter into this partnership with Abu Dhabi Airports to collaborate on the AAM roadmap and accelerate the development of the necessary infrastructure in Abu Dhabi. With our hands-on experience in the Paris region today and our deep understanding of the industry, its infrastructure and operational challenges, we will support Abu Dhabi Airports in laying the groundwork for AAM implementation of services in Abu Dhabi. We have a long history of working closely with our partners and look forward to their support Abu Dhabi Airports with their long-term innovation strategy and sustainability“, added Philippe Martinet, Managing Director of Groupe ADP Airport Services.

https://www.internationalairportreview.com/news/180960/abu-dhabi-airports-signs-deal-to-accelerate-the-future-of-aam/ Abu Dhabi Airports signs agreement to accelerate AAM’s future

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