Your airliner may be flying electric within a decade

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The auto industry is going electric. Is aviation next?

Major European carrier EasyJet announced Wednesday that it is teaming up with U.S. startup Wright Electric to build an all-electric airliner.

The aircraft they have in mind would handle short routes of 335 miles or less -- think New York to Boston or London to Paris.

EasyJet, a budget airline that specializes in shorter flights, said the new aircraft would cover 20% of its passenger journeys.  Read more...

Reference: CNN Tech
                   Ivana Kottasová