March 2023

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SITA and Volocopter collaborate on digital infrastructure for vertiports

Volocopter and SITA have formed a partnership, with SITA being chosen as Volocopter’s preferred digital and IT systems partner for vertiports. SITA has also become the latest investor to join Volocopter’s Series E funding round, further strengthening the strategic vision of this partnership.

Urban Air Mobility will provide a new form of sustainable aviation, offering multiple mobility options to cities worldwide. The VoloCity electric air taxi, Volocopter’s flagship product, will operate routes in congested megacities, providing future passengers with stable, quiet, and safe flights. Passengers can hail flights  through designated boarding points called “vertiports”. This partnership has the potential to shape industry standards in aviation.

SITA will deploy its expertise in air transport to develop  new operating standards and provide a digital-first passenger experience fort he emerging UAM industry. SITA’ offers a wide range of IT solutions, including airport management and operations, passenger operations, flight and aircraft operations, baggage processing, and border management.

To find out more about this partnership, click here.