Uber’s ‘Skyport’ plans are straight out of science fiction


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Uber’s flying taxi service – that glorious sci-fi dream – still plans to launch its first takeoffs by 2023. One major caveat, however, is that unlike regular taxis which can freely zip about the streets, UberAIR taxis need access to the sky and a place to land. That’s where «Skyports» come in: special areas localized specifically for launching, landing, and customer pickup, and they’re looking appropriately futuristic.

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