While electrification of large jet aircraft is likely decades away, short haul electric aviation is launching now—transforming air travel with more environmentally-friendly options. Electric aviation has the potential to change consumer travel behavior, moving travelers out of cars, helicopters and jets into low-carbon or zero-carbon emission aircraft.
The short distances between the Hawaiian islands makes the state an ideal launch market for both passenger and cargo/logistics service. But this leap into clean aviation will require a new public-private partnership to develop the ground charging infrastructure, resilient and sustainable power, business models, and new policies needed in order to launch.
In this on-demand webinar, you’ll hear from industry trailblazers in the field of advanced air mobility who are actively working to launch, operate, or overcome the challenges facing the successful deployment of electric aircraft. This exciting conversation will be an introduction to electric aviation—with a special focus on how Hawaiian utilities, airports, and other public stakeholders can play an active role in helping to shape the decarbonized future of aviation.