The First Flying Taxi Has Taken Flight And HH Sheikh Hamdan Was There To See It

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Dubai's first autonomous aerial passenger taxi has taken flight on Monday, at a special ceremony, that HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum attended. 

The Crown Prince of Dubai shared a picture to his Instagram, celebrating the exciting feat and said: “After the remarkable success of the first driverless metro in the region, we are glad to witness today the test flight of the Autonomous Air Taxi,” 

“This is another testament to our commitment to driving positive change. We are constantly exploring opportunities to serve the community and advance the prosperity and happiness of society.”

The taxis are expected to roll out by the end of the year

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