Home Electric Aircraft Surf Air Mobility Enters Race for Green Air Travel

Surf Air Mobility Enters Race for Green Air Travel

SOURCELABUSINESSJOURNAL.COM
132

Hawthorne-based private air carrier Surf Air Mobility Corp. has embarked on an ambitious plan to grab the lead in the race to decarbonize air travel.

The plan entails deploying a fleet of at least 100 hybrid-electric aircraft within the next three years.

Surf Air Mobility on July 20 agreed to purchase 100 Cessna Grand Caravan aircraft from Textron Aviation Inc., a subsidiary of Providence, R.I.-based Textron Inc. The local charter company will install hybrid-electric power trains in the Cessnas with the goal of putting them into service in regional markets…