The drone service is supposed to transport passengers between any point in Dubai and the international airport. Electric airplanes to take to UAE skies in October, residents can fly their own aircraft April Fools’ prank: Emirates unveils see-through lounge aboard ‘Boeing 777X” Now the race is on to come with a viable flying taxi Dubai Emirates Airlines has just announced plans to offer chauffeur-less drones that will transport flyers between any location in Dubai and the city’s main international airport. The Dubai-based carrier posted images of the new high-tech vehicle, equipped with two fully-enclosed First Class private suites. In one of the images, a passenger is shown lounging inside the flying taxi while holding a remote control. The window on her left-hand side is showing the views of the Dubai skyline. The airline said the new fleet will be introduced from April 2020. “Our new drone airport transfer service will be offered to all Emirates Skywards Platinum members,” the airline said in a tweet. This isn’t the first time driver-less drone taxis are being introduced in Dubai. In recent years, there have been talks about Dubai’s plan to also invest in a fleet of aircraft to offer flying taxi service to the commuting public