Regions and cities around airports: UCA a new challenge, a new opportunity

Cities and regions with an airport in their territory face very specific challenges. Coming up is new one: unmanned aircraft, specially cargo one. We can not close our eyes in front of this new situation as it has been the case with other revolutions in “micro-mobility”, therefore ARC is leading common positions to be undertaken by policy makers dealing with the future reality.

Interview with Sergio Alegre Calero

Question 1: What drives you?
Mobility is key in our lives, mobility is under revolution and we must find the way to accommodate all them in the best way.

Question 2: Why should the delegate attend your presentation?
The fully UCAs development is not at the present moment a question of technology if not a social and political question mainly focused in cities and populated regions.

Question 3: What emerging technologies/trends do you see as having the greatest potential in the short and long run?
Urban air mobility.

Question 4: What kind of impact do you expect them to have?
To revolution our mobility.

Question 5: What are the barriers that might stand in the way?
Social and political acceptance.

“Special quote”
Big changes must be accommodated in people heads.

Sergio Alegre Calero is Director General at Airport Regions Council. He will speak at the 2021 edition of the Unmanned Cargo Aircraft Conference.

Airport Regions Council is member of the Platform Unmanned Cargo Aircraft.

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