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Sigma joins NEN in decarbonising Scandi air mobility
Sigma and NEN are developing air operations and infrastructures to support early adoption and development of AAM across northern Europe. They project the first eVTOLs and eCTOLs will be certified from 2025 onwards.
Nordic eVTOL Networks CEO Sigurd von Bülow with Sigman Air Mobility CEO Christophe Lapierre.

Sigma Air Mobility, a Luxaviation Group company, has partnered with Scandinavian vertiport developer Nordic eVTOL Networks (NEN) to contribute to the transition towards more sustainable air transport and to bring decarbonised air mobility to the region. Both partners expect to receive the first eVTOL and electric conventional take off and landing (eCTOL) upon first projected certification from 2025 onwards.

With their respective expertise and local integration combined, Sigma and NEN will develop air operations and infrastructures in order to deliver unique and comprehensive end-to-end solutions. They are both dedicated to the early adoption and development of advanced air mobility deployment across northern Europe, the region that today is leading the way towards sustainability.

Embracing advanced air mobility, Sigma has assembled the entire ecosystem solutions and will support air operations across the NEN network. In addition, Sigma through its global presence and extensive operational experience, demonstrates the ability to provide effective measures to achieve net-zero targets in the wider air transport industry. Meanwhile NEN has obtained agreements with key locations and municipalities, as well as sub regional and regional mobility requirements. Furthermore, it will own and operate infrastructure and act as an orchestrator of partners to ensure end-to-end services.

As the market and its manufacturers are already well advanced and investments in the area are increasing, NEN is projected to become an innovation leader across the whole region by 2030, driven by optimised operations and the selection of the best vehicles for respective passenger and cargo services, and local concept of operations.

Both partners will take advantage of the Paris Air Show 2023 to further align with potential partners across the OEM and broader ecosystem.

Sigma CEO Christophe Lapierre says: “Luxaviation Group has been present for more than 20 years in Scandinavia. The cooperation between the expertise and operating system of Sigma Air Mobility, and an expert local partner such as NEN, paves the way for market-centric successful deployment.”

Luxaviation Group CEO Patrick Hansen adds: “This collaboration illustrates our commitment to sustainability and our exhaustive approach to exploring and implementing all technologies and business models to reduce our environmental footprint while expanding our services.”

NEN CEO Sigurd von Bülow says: "We wanted to work with a trusted company that shares our values and has a profound understanding of our operations. In addition, Sigma Air Mobility, combined with its global presence, was found to be a perfect partner to introduce eVTOL technology to our market and to leverage its emerging opportunities. Our team is as convinced as I am that thanks to our strong collaboration with Sigma Air Mobility, we will contribute to the development of advanced air mobility in our region, which is quickly adopting this new technology."

The first commercial flight is expected after first vehicle certification, targeted around 2025-2026.

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