Boeing and Kitty Hawk have announced a strategic partnership to collaborate on future efforts to advance safe urban air mobility.
The strategic partnership will bring together the innovation of Kitty Hawk’s Cora division with Boeing’s scale and aerospace expertise.
Steve Nordlund, vice president and general manager at Boeing NeXt, commented: “Working with a company like Kitty Hawk brings us closer to our goal of safely advancing the future of mobility.
Adding: “We have a shared vision of how people, goods and ideas will be transported in the future, as well as the safety and regulatory ecosystem that will underpin that transportation.”
The agreement with Kitty Hawk is part of Boeing’s long-term strategy of entering into value-added partnerships that enhance and accelerate growth and deliver key differentiators for customers.
Sebastian Thrun, co-founder and CEO of Kitty Hawk, added: “Kitty Hawk was started to advance technology in flight and bring new innovations to life. I am excited about our companies working together to accelerate making safe electric flight a reality.”