More than 100 flying cars will transport inhabitants of Dubai door to door, reducing commute time.

When it launched in 2025–2026, the Dubai–based company Aviterra ordered more than 100 flying cars that would transport inhabitants door to door.

To provide inhabitants with last-mile options, Aviterra, owned by private jet charter Jetex, bought two-seater PAL-V Liberty flying cars.

The managing director of Aviterra, Mouhanad Wadaa, stated that visitors can park their cars in the villa or parking lot.

“You will be able to drive it on land and you’ll be able to turn this car into a flying vehicle within 2 minutes. It needs a 120-metre strip to be able to take off and will fly up to 11,000 feet high. Upon landing, you can drive to your home or destination like a normal car. It will use the same fuel that is used for regular cars. So it’s driving a car on an aircraft engine on the road,” Wadaa told Khaleej Times in an interview.

The PAL-V Liberty, which combines a gyroplane and an automobile, is referred to as the first actual flying car in history. It was designed to improve travel flexibility and travel independently of crowded highways. Liberty reduces commuting and travel times with a maximum airspeed of 180 km/h and a flight range of 500 km.

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Aviterra’s investment division, Loggia Investment, has formed alliances and made a significant investment in PAL-V for the Middle East and Africa.

Dubai and Abu Dhabi are leading the way in adopting last-mile mobility solutions. Dubai and the US-based Joby Aviation recently reached an agreement for the six-year operation of air taxis in Dubai. In order to operate flying cars, the US-based Archer and the UAE-based Falcon Aviation agreed to construct vertiports in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

Who gets to ride in it first?

According to Wadaa, government and private use will be the initial applications for flying cars.

He continued by saying that individuals must undergo several months of training before being allowed to drive and fly it.

“We need to be sure that people are well trained and they should be private pilot licence holders,” he said, adding that this vehicle is in the last mile certification process.

“We are expecting it to be initially rolled out at 2025-end or 2026, subject to final certification from the General Civil Aviation Authority of the UAE. It will get certified by the International Air Transport Association (Iata) and European Aviation Safety Agency. Then we’ll work with the UAE government to get it certified based on the certification from the European authority.”

In response to a question regarding price, he stated that the cost of this vehicle will be roughly 10% of the cost of a helicopter flight, as well as 10% of the cost of operating.

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