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A prototype of the ES-19 in United's livery. (Photo: United)

United Airlines Invests in Heart Aerospace’s Electric Aircraft

United Airlines is eager for innovation. After committing to an order of 15 of Boom's 'Overture' jets earlier this year, the company has now invested in electric aircraft startup Heart Aerospace. The Sweden-based business is developing the ES-19, an electric-powered plane, that is expected to decarbonate regional air travel. Production should be complete within the next five years, with the aircraft taking flight by 2026. United's Commitment to Sustainable Aviation Heart Aerospace has partnered with United Airlines, Breakthrough Energy Ventures…