SAUDIA, Nationalcarrier Saudi-Arabiens, plant den Kauf von 100 Lilium Electric Vertical Take-off and Landing (eVTOL) Jets. Eine entsprechende Absichtserklärung wurde jüngst von den beiden Parteien unterzeichnet.
“SAUDIA, building on its commitment to be an industry leading airline committed to sustainability, consider our eVTOL network project with Lilium to be an undertaking of great significance for the Kingdom’s aviation industry and will contribute effectively to spurring sustainable tourism in Saudi using zero-emission aviation. SAUDIA intends to meet a growing demand for regional air mobility and offer our valued Guests a superior on-board experience. The potential for such an airborne transit network is limitless.” [Captain Ibrahim S. Koshy, Chief Executive Officer of SAUDIA]
“We are thrilled to work with innovative partners for whom sustainability is a priority. This partnership with SAUDIA, our first in the Middle East, is an exciting development for Lilium. We look forward to working with SAUDIA to deploy an eVTOL network across Saudi Arabia.” [Alexander Asseily, Vice Chairman of Lilium]