Joby Aviation is teaming up with ANA Holdings (OTCMKTS:ALNPY) and Nomura Real Estate Development to set up take-off and landing infrastructure in the country. These vertiports would be used to assist in the development of air taxi services in Japan.
Joby Aviation notes that this deal will have the company focusing on creating these vertiports in metro areas, such as Tokyo. Its eVTOL is capable of carrying a pilot and four passengers at speeds of up to 200 miles per hour for quick travel around cities.
Today’s announcement builds on a previous relationship between Joby and ANA Holdings. The two started working together in 2022 with the intent of bringing air taxi services to the country.
JOBY Stock Movement on Friday
Following today’s announcement, shares of JOBY stock are rising 1.4% higher. That comes as roughly 1.4 million shares change hands. For the record, the daily average trading volume for Joby Aviation’s shares is closer to 5.8 million units.
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