Air taxi firm Lilium eyes vertiports in two local towns

Lilium Aviation Inc. has multiple Central Florida stops in mind for its statewide flying air taxi network.

The German electric jet maker is building a statewide transportation network, with plans for future stops in Melbourne and Daytona Beach, according to a map Lilium submitted to the Tampa Bay Area Regional Transportation Authority. Tavistock Group will develop Lilium’s first U.S. vertiport, where five-seat electric passenger jets will take off and land, in its Orlando community of Lake Nona. Read more here.