EasyJet Planning Electric Planes In the Next Decade

By Ray Prince UK low-cost airline easyJet has announced a partnership with U.S. based Wright Electric, a zero-emissions research firm, to build an electric commercial airplane for short routes.
So far, very few specifications are known so far. What is known is that the planes will handle only short routes of up to 335 miles to start. Short trips translate to 20 percent of Easyjet’s commercial passenger business. According to Wright Electric, the airliner is “designed for flights like New York-Boston, London-Paris, and Seoul-Jeju.”
Lower emissions, lower costs, and a lower flight turnaround time are also major calling cards. According to The Guardian, Wright Electric

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