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Lilium agrees with Heli-Eastern for the purchase of Lilium Jets and development of premium eVTOL services in China

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Lilium agrees with Heli-Eastern for the purchase of Lilium Jets and development of premium eVTOL services in China - Business aviation publisher
Dana Ermolenko
Country: China Aircraft: Airplanes

Lilium agreed with Shenzhen Eastern General Aviation Co.,(Heli-Eastern), a major low-altitude general aviationcarrier and helicopter service provider in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area in China. Under the agreement, Heli-Eastern, which operates across the Greater Bay Area, the Yangtze River Delta, and the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Areas, intends to order 100 Lilium Jets. In addition, the agreement contemplates that Heli-Eastern will partner with Lilium toidentify potential sites and partners for Lilium’s vertiports and other ground infrastructure. Upon type-certification of the Lilium Jet, Heli-Eastern will operate the aircraft in the region and provide crewing and maintenance services. 

Lilium CEO Klaus Roewe commented: “We are excited about Lilium’s expansion into China with such well-established local partners like Heli-Eastern. We see significant potential for Lilium’s eVTOL network in the Greater Bay Area, both to reach thisimportant premium market, as well as to offer the sustainable, time-saving benefits of the Lilium Jet to as many people as possible.” 

Zhao Qi, Chairman of Heli-Eastern said: “By partnering with Lilium, we are bringing the future of sustainable air mobility to China. With Lilium’s premium cabin design and innovative electric jet technology, our customers can travel throughout the Greater Bay Areaand beyond quickly and sustainably.”



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