According to The Nikkei Asian Review, Uber Technologies said that Japan was among the five locations it is considering for the commercial launch of its flying-taxi project.
Commercial operations for Uber Air are scheduled to begin in 2023 in Dallas and Los Angeles, with demonstrations starting in 2020. The company is in the process of choosing a city outside the U.S. as a third location.
The announcement was made at the Uber Elevate Asia Pacific Expo being held in the Japanese capital on Thursday. The other countries being considered are India, Australia, Brazil and France.
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