The Latest SPAC News and Rumors: February 14, 2023
by Marlena Haddad on 2023-02-14 at 12:12pm

 


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Latest SPAC News: Blade and BETA complete first electric air taxi flight in NYC


Blade and BETA Complete First Electric Air Taxi Flight in NYC Area

Well-heeled NYC commuters looking to dodge traffic and reach their destination in style may soon have another option: taking to the sky in an electric air taxi.

That’s the hope of air-transport firm Blade Air Mobility Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDE) and Beta Technologies, an electric aerospace company, after the successful completion of a historic test flight of Beta’s ALIA-250 EVA electric vertical take-off and landing, or eVTOL, aircraft at the Westchester County Airport in White Plains, New York Tuesday — the first of its kind in the area.

Experience Investment Corp. completed its combination Blade Urban Air Mobility in May 2021.

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