Uber, Bell look to the skies for next step in ride-hailing

Sick of getting stuck in Metroplex traffic? Uber wants to create a way for commuters to fly over it.

The company announced plans Tuesday to develop a network of aircraft, working with manufacturers including Fort Worth’s Bell Helicopter, to provide on-demand air transportation in large urban areas. Dallas-Fort Worth would be the test market for the concept, with Uber hoping to launch its first network here by 2020.

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