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Airbus’s Vahana Prototype Will Make Flying Taxis a Reality by 2020

Even as self-driving cars become more and more ubiquitous, there’s one problem that Silicon Valley hasn’t solved: the traffic jam. But Airbus Group, a U.S. aeronautics and space company, thinks that it has a solution. The company’s Silicon Valley branch recently announced it’s been working on a secret project titled “Vahana,” an autonomous flying vehicle …

Airbus plans management changes to integrate plane division

Airbus Group AIR.PA Chief Executive Tom Enders plans to complete the integration of Europe’s largest aerospace group by sweeping away overlapping functions and appointing planemaking chief Fabrice Bregier as its chief operating officer, people familiar with the matter said. The proposal is part of plans to refocus the group and give a clearer definition of …