Zunum Aero has laid out an array of promises: door-to-door travel times cut in half, lower operating costs, airfares that would be 40 to 80 per cent lower. All on quiet hybrid aircraft that would produce 80 per cent less emissions. Photo: Zunum Aero
Zunum Aero has laid out an array of promises: door-to-door travel times cut in half, lower operating costs, airfares that would be 40 to 80 per cent lower. All on quiet hybrid aircraft that would produce 80 per cent less emissions. Photo: Zunum Aero

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Zunum Aero has laid out an array of promises: door-to-door travel times cut in half, lower operating costs, airfares that would be 40 to 80 per cent lower. All on quiet hybrid aircraft that would produce 80 per cent less emissions. Photo: Zunum Aero
Zunum Aero has laid out an array of promises: door-to-door travel times cut in half, lower operating costs, airfares that would be 40 to 80 per cent lower. All on quiet hybrid aircraft that would produce 80 per cent less emissions. Photo: Zunum Aero
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