Davis Polk advised Kitty Hawk Corporation on its formation of a strategic partnership with Boeing to collaborate on future efforts to advance safe urban air mobility. The strategic partnership will bring together the innovation of Kitty Hawk’s Cora division with Boeing’s scale and aerospace expertise.
Kitty Hawk Corporation, headquartered in Mountain View, California, builds electric transportation solutions to free people from traffic and decrease carbon footprint. The company’s portfolio of vehicles includes Cora, a two-person air taxi, and Flyer, a vehicle for personalized flight. Boeing is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading provider of commercial airplanes, defense, space and security systems and global services.
The Davis Polk corporate team included partner Alan F. Denenberg, counsel Jason Bassetti and associate Lucas Tejwani. The intellectual property and technology team included partner Frank J. Azzopardi and associate Samantha Lefland. The tax team included partner Rachel D. Kleinberg and associates Daniel L. Jose and Joseph Jarashow. Partner Jeong M. Lee and associate Briony Driscoll provided finance advice. Members of the Davis Polk team are based in the Northern California and New York offices.