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South Korea Plans to Commercialize Urban Drone Travel by 2025

South Korea held a demonstration flight of a two-seat drone taxi in Seoul. The event was held next to the Han River near Yeouido, where a two-seat drone produced by Chinese manufacturer EHang buzzed quietly overhead for about seven minutes at an altitude of over 150 feet.

Acting mayor of Seoul announced, “We are very happy to introduce drone taxi, the future transportation system, in Seoul for the first time in Korea.” Seo continues, “The city government will do its best to ensure that the human dream of flying in the sky is safely settled as a reality for Seoul citizens and to support the future industry of Korea.”

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