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Mott MacDonald to lead Saudi tourism project’s VTOL strategy

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The developer of Saudi’s flagship sustainable tourism project has awarded a contract to global engineering firm Mott MacDonald toprovide consultancy services to determine the optimal sustainable vehicle and fleet configuration at the destination. Mott MacDonald will deliver an analysis of the total land, sea and air transport needs for The Red Sea Development Company’s (TRSDC) 28,000km² site, from its opening in 2022 to its completion in 2030. This will involve a strategy for destination-wide clean mobility using electric and hydrogen vehicles, boats and aircraft, including VTOL (vertical take-off and landing) vehicles. “We believe that environmental regeneration and commercial development do
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