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The Federal Minister of transport : Scheuer wants to see the air taxis fly

the Federal transport Minister, Andreas Scheuer (CSU) want to quickly create a legal framework for the use of air taxis in Germany. In his Ministry will discuss flight routes to Munich Airport, said Scheuer on Monday at the launch of the first air taxi model of the Airbus factory in Ingolstadt. The laws should not be created when the engineers designed the aircraft ready. Both must happen at the same time.

In the vicinity of the upper Bavarian city of the "city Airbus to do" in a few months on a test site first test flights. Flights over inhabited territory are not yet allowed. Ingolstadt is a drone for a European model region for testing of Passenger. The Airbus model has four seats, can fly without a Pilot and is electrically powered.

In the future, there will be fixed routes, for example, from inner cities to airports. "Air-taxis are not a replacement for buses and trains," said Ingolstadt's mayor, Christian Lösel (CSU). They were rather seen as a complement to the public transport.

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