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REGENT Announces Strategic Investment from Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL)
June 25, 2024

REGENT Announces Strategic Investment from Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL)

The strategic investment from MOL Switch will support REGENT in bringing its all-electric seagliders to market in Japan and other coastal destinations around the world.

REGENT Announces Strategic Investment from Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL)

The strategic investment from MOL Switch will support REGENT in bringing its all-electric seagliders to market in Japan and other coastal destinations around the world.

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REGENT Craft Announces Strategic Investment from H.I.S.
March 7, 2024

REGENT Craft Announces Strategic Investment from H.I.S.

REGENT, the manufacturer of all-electric seagliders for sustainable maritime mobility, today announced a strategic investment from H.I.S. Group, one of Japan’s largest travel agencies. This investment marks a significant step forward in advancing sustainable travel and enhancing regional travel experiences for customers in Japan and beyond.

REGENT Craft Announces Strategic Investment from H.I.S.

REGENT, the manufacturer of all-electric seagliders for sustainable maritime mobility, today announced a strategic investment from H.I.S. Group, one of Japan’s largest travel agencies. This investment marks a significant step forward in advancing sustainable travel and enhancing regional travel experiences for customers in Japan and beyond.

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REGENT Completes World’s First All-Electric Seaglider Flight Unlocking a New Era of Maritime Mobility
September 15, 2022

REGENT Completes World’s First All-Electric Seaglider Flight Unlocking a New Era of Maritime Mobility

REGENT has announced that its seaglider technology demonstrator completed its first successful series of flights in Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island. The REGENT seaglider is the first-ever vehicle to successfully utilize three modes of maritime operation—floating, foiling and flying—marking a major step forward in maritime transportation.

REGENT Completes World’s First All-Electric Seaglider Flight Unlocking a New Era of Maritime Mobility

REGENT has announced that its seaglider technology demonstrator completed its first successful series of flights in Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island. The REGENT seaglider is the first-ever vehicle to successfully utilize three modes of maritime operation—floating, foiling and flying—marking a major step forward in maritime transportation.

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REGENT Receives Classification Approval in Principle for a  Wing-in-Ground Vessel from Bureau Veritas
August 30, 2022

REGENT Receives Classification Approval in Principle for a Wing-in-Ground Vessel from Bureau Veritas

REGENT has received an Approval in Principle (AiP) from Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore for its 12-passenger, fully electric, wing-in-ground effect (WIG) seaglider, the Viceroy. This AiP marks an important certification milestone for seagliders, offering a clear path for the vehicle’s classification as a wing in ground effect (WIG) maritime vessel and the commencement of commercial seaglider operations.

REGENT Receives Classification Approval in Principle for a Wing-in-Ground Vessel from Bureau Veritas

REGENT has received an Approval in Principle (AiP) from Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore for its 12-passenger, fully electric, wing-in-ground effect (WIG) seaglider, the Viceroy. This AiP marks an important certification milestone for seagliders, offering a clear path for the vehicle’s classification as a wing in ground effect (WIG) maritime vessel and the commencement of commercial seaglider operations.

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REGENT and Siemens collaborate for revolutionary zero-emission seaglider
August 2, 2022

REGENT and Siemens collaborate for revolutionary zero-emission seaglider

The #SiemensXcelerator portfolio enables #REGENT to create a digital twin that is an essential component of our testing campaign, the objective of which is to validate a digital twin as part of the #seaglider’s model based design.

REGENT and Siemens collaborate for revolutionary zero-emission seaglider

The #SiemensXcelerator portfolio enables #REGENT to create a digital twin that is an essential component of our testing campaign, the objective of which is to validate a digital twin as part of the #seaglider’s model based design.

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REGENT and Pacific Current, a subsidiary of Hawaiian Electric Industries, Announce the Development of a Seaglider Transportation Network in the State of Hawai‘i
June 21, 2022

REGENT and Pacific Current, a subsidiary of Hawaiian Electric Industries, Announce the Development of a Seaglider Transportation Network in the State of Hawai‘i

REGENT announces a partnership to explore the build-out of a seaglider transportation network in the State of Hawai‘i to drive innovation in the passenger and freight sectors in support of a more resilient and sustainable transportation ecosystem for the State. Pacific Current, a subsidiary of HEI, is named REGENT’s preferred energy and infrastructure partner and Mokulele Airlines, a Southern Airways Company, will be the launch partner for the seaglider transportation network.

REGENT and Pacific Current, a subsidiary of Hawaiian Electric Industries, Announce the Development of a Seaglider Transportation Network in the State of Hawai‘i

REGENT announces a partnership to explore the build-out of a seaglider transportation network in the State of Hawai‘i to drive innovation in the passenger and freight sectors in support of a more resilient and sustainable transportation ecosystem for the State. Pacific Current, a subsidiary of HEI, is named REGENT’s preferred energy and infrastructure partner and Mokulele Airlines, a Southern Airways Company, will be the launch partner for the seaglider transportation network.

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REGENT Announces a Strategic Investment from Hawaiian Airlines
May 11, 2022

REGENT Announces a Strategic Investment from Hawaiian Airlines

REGENT today announced that Hawaiian Airlines has agreed to strategically invest in the company to support the initial design of its next generation 100-person capacity all-electric seaglider known as the Monarch. With this investment, Hawaiian Airlines becomes REGENT’s first U.S.-based design partner for the Monarch, which is slated for entry into commercial service by 2028.

REGENT Announces a Strategic Investment from Hawaiian Airlines

REGENT today announced that Hawaiian Airlines has agreed to strategically invest in the company to support the initial design of its next generation 100-person capacity all-electric seaglider known as the Monarch. With this investment, Hawaiian Airlines becomes REGENT’s first U.S.-based design partner for the Monarch, which is slated for entry into commercial service by 2028.

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REGENT Announces Deal with New Zealand’s Ocean Flyer to Purchase 25 All-Electric Seagliders in $427M Deal
April 20, 2022

REGENT Announces Deal with New Zealand’s Ocean Flyer to Purchase 25 All-Electric Seagliders in $427M Deal

REGENT announced that New Zealand-based Ocean Flyer, has entered into a commercial agreement with firm deposits to add seagliders to its vehicle fleet. The $427M deal marks what is believed to be the largest private transportation deal in New Zealand’s history.

REGENT Announces Deal with New Zealand’s Ocean Flyer to Purchase 25 All-Electric Seagliders in $427M Deal

REGENT announced that New Zealand-based Ocean Flyer, has entered into a commercial agreement with firm deposits to add seagliders to its vehicle fleet. The $427M deal marks what is believed to be the largest private transportation deal in New Zealand’s history.

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REGENT Publicly Displays Seaglider Prototype for the First Time During CoMotion Miami
April 20, 2022

REGENT Publicly Displays Seaglider Prototype for the First Time During CoMotion Miami

REGENT unveiled a prototype of the company’s all-electric seaglider for the first time to the public, live at CoMotion Miami (April 20-21), the new mobility conference, in front of a crowd of policymakers and innovative global transportation and technology companies.

REGENT Publicly Displays Seaglider Prototype for the First Time During CoMotion Miami

REGENT unveiled a prototype of the company’s all-electric seaglider for the first time to the public, live at CoMotion Miami (April 20-21), the new mobility conference, in front of a crowd of policymakers and innovative global transportation and technology companies.

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REGENT Announces allocortech as Avionics Components Partner for Seaglider Technical Demonstrator Vehicle
March 8, 2022

REGENT Announces allocortech as Avionics Components Partner for Seaglider Technical Demonstrator Vehicle

REGENT announced today that their seaglider technology demonstrator vehicle will be supported by allocortech, a Virginia-based aerospace engineering firm that develops safety-critical control systems and embedded systems applications for Urban Air Mobility (UAM) markets and the advanced maritime industry.

REGENT Announces allocortech as Avionics Components Partner for Seaglider Technical Demonstrator Vehicle

REGENT announced today that their seaglider technology demonstrator vehicle will be supported by allocortech, a Virginia-based aerospace engineering firm that develops safety-critical control systems and embedded systems applications for Urban Air Mobility (UAM) markets and the advanced maritime industry.

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REGENT Raises $18M from Strategic Investors to Accelerate Development of its Full Scale, 12-Passenger Prototype
February 4, 2022

REGENT Raises $18M from Strategic Investors to Accelerate Development of its Full Scale, 12-Passenger Prototype

REGENT announced that they have closed a strategic $18M financing round to support the development of their seaglider. The financing round, led by Thiel Capital, includes participation from both existing and new investors, including regional airline Mesa Air Group. Along with their investment, Mesa plans to purchase 200 seagliders, which it will operate both on routes currently served by their aircraft and on new city center to city center direct routes.

REGENT Raises $18M from Strategic Investors to Accelerate Development of its Full Scale, 12-Passenger Prototype

REGENT announced that they have closed a strategic $18M financing round to support the development of their seaglider. The financing round, led by Thiel Capital, includes participation from both existing and new investors, including regional airline Mesa Air Group. Along with their investment, Mesa plans to purchase 200 seagliders, which it will operate both on routes currently served by their aircraft and on new city center to city center direct routes.

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REGENT Selects Moore Brothers Company as Builder of Seaglider Technical Demonstrator Vehicle
January 13, 2022

REGENT Selects Moore Brothers Company as Builder of Seaglider Technical Demonstrator Vehicle

REGENT announced their seaglider technology demonstrator vehicle will be built in collaboration with the Moore Brothers Company, a Rhode Island-based composite manufacturing, research, and development firm. REGENT plans to test this technology demonstrator in the coming months ahead of the vehicle entering commercial service by 2025.

REGENT Selects Moore Brothers Company as Builder of Seaglider Technical Demonstrator Vehicle

REGENT announced their seaglider technology demonstrator vehicle will be built in collaboration with the Moore Brothers Company, a Rhode Island-based composite manufacturing, research, and development firm. REGENT plans to test this technology demonstrator in the coming months ahead of the vehicle entering commercial service by 2025.

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REGENT Selects Tampa as Seaglider Testing Location for Q1 2022
December 16, 2021

REGENT Selects Tampa as Seaglider Testing Location for Q1 2022

After an extensive search, REGENT announced today that Tampa, Florida, will be the location of seaglider technology demonstrator testing. REGENT plans to test scale versions of the seaglider in Q1 2022 ahead of the vehicle entering commercial service by 2025.

REGENT Selects Tampa as Seaglider Testing Location for Q1 2022

After an extensive search, REGENT announced today that Tampa, Florida, will be the location of seaglider technology demonstrator testing. REGENT plans to test scale versions of the seaglider in Q1 2022 ahead of the vehicle entering commercial service by 2025.

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Southern Airways Express Purchases 20 REGENT Seagliders for their U.S. East Coast Operations in $250M Deal
December 1, 2021

Southern Airways Express Purchases 20 REGENT Seagliders for their U.S. East Coast Operations in $250M Deal

Southern Airways Express, one of America’s largest commuter airlines, has entered into a commercial agreement with firm deposits to add REGENT seagliders to its fleet of aircraft. With operations nationwide, Southern Airways will focus its initial seaglider service in its New York/New England and Southeastern U.S. markets, including Boston, Nantucket, Palm Beach, and Miami.

Southern Airways Express Purchases 20 REGENT Seagliders for their U.S. East Coast Operations in $250M Deal

Southern Airways Express, one of America’s largest commuter airlines, has entered into a commercial agreement with firm deposits to add REGENT seagliders to its fleet of aircraft. With operations nationwide, Southern Airways will focus its initial seaglider service in its New York/New England and Southeastern U.S. markets, including Boston, Nantucket, Palm Beach, and Miami.

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Brittany Ferries eyes zero-emission, sea-skimming ‘flying ferries’
June 15, 2021

Brittany Ferries eyes zero-emission, sea-skimming ‘flying ferries’

Brittany Ferries has signed a letter of intent which could see seagliders with a 50-150 passenger capacity sailing between the UK and France by 2028. REGENT expects the first commercial passengers to travel on smaller electric craft by 2025.

Brittany Ferries eyes zero-emission, sea-skimming ‘flying ferries’

Brittany Ferries has signed a letter of intent which could see seagliders with a 50-150 passenger capacity sailing between the UK and France by 2028. REGENT expects the first commercial passengers to travel on smaller electric craft by 2025.

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REGENT Craft Inc, announces the launch of the world’s first seaglider, an electric flying machine set to transport passengers along coastal routes by 2025
April 29, 2021

REGENT Craft Inc, announces the launch of the world’s first seaglider, an electric flying machine set to transport passengers along coastal routes by 2025

REGENT is proud to announce the launch of their new all-electric vehicle, the seaglider, which flies along coastal routes operated by airlines, ferry companies, and governments. REGENT’s all-electric flying machine combines the speed, comfort, and navigation systems of an aircraft with the convenience, maneuverability, and affordability of a boat. It will be able to transport commercial passengers and critical cargo with a range of 180 miles at a speed of 180 mph leveraging existing dock infrastructure.

REGENT Craft Inc, announces the launch of the world’s first seaglider, an electric flying machine set to transport passengers along coastal routes by 2025

REGENT is proud to announce the launch of their new all-electric vehicle, the seaglider, which flies along coastal routes operated by airlines, ferry companies, and governments. REGENT’s all-electric flying machine combines the speed, comfort, and navigation systems of an aircraft with the convenience, maneuverability, and affordability of a boat. It will be able to transport commercial passengers and critical cargo with a range of 180 miles at a speed of 180 mph leveraging existing dock infrastructure.

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Billy Thalheimer on Dubai Eye's 'The Agenda' Podcast
July 1, 2024

Billy Thalheimer on Dubai Eye's 'The Agenda' Podcast

REGENT co-founder and CEO Billy Thalheimer speaks with Dubai Eye's "The Agenda with Georgia Tolley" about the growing ecosystem for seagliders in the UAE and how the novel vessels will improve transportation in the region.

Billy Thalheimer on Dubai Eye's 'The Agenda' Podcast

REGENT co-founder and CEO Billy Thalheimer speaks with Dubai Eye's "The Agenda with Georgia Tolley" about the growing ecosystem for seagliders in the UAE and how the novel vessels will improve transportation in the region.

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Billy Thalheimer on CNN's First Move with Julia Chatterley
June 27, 2024

Billy Thalheimer on CNN's First Move with Julia Chatterley

REGENT co-founder and CEO Billy Thalheimer speaks with CNN's Julia Chatterley about the growing interest in seagliders worldwide and how the all-electric vessels improve cost, convenience, and comfort of travel.

Billy Thalheimer on CNN's First Move with Julia Chatterley

REGENT co-founder and CEO Billy Thalheimer speaks with CNN's Julia Chatterley about the growing interest in seagliders worldwide and how the all-electric vessels improve cost, convenience, and comfort of travel.

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Hawaiian Holdings Places Bet on Electric Seagliders for Island Hopping
May 11, 2022

Hawaiian Holdings Places Bet on Electric Seagliders for Island Hopping

Hawaiian Holdings Inc. is investing in a company developing electric seagliders that the airline hopes to fly on short hops between islands. The battery-powered seagliders being developed by REGENT, a Boston-based startup, are a hybrid of a boat and a plane.

Hawaiian Holdings Places Bet on Electric Seagliders for Island Hopping

Hawaiian Holdings Inc. is investing in a company developing electric seagliders that the airline hopes to fly on short hops between islands. The battery-powered seagliders being developed by REGENT, a Boston-based startup, are a hybrid of a boat and a plane.

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REGENT's pathway to seaglider certification
July 18, 2024

REGENT's pathway to seaglider certification

Seagliders will be regulated as maritime vessels, which means they will comply with national and international laws and robust maritime safety standards. Here are the four steps in the U.S. and abroad.

REGENT's pathway to seaglider certification

Seagliders will be regulated as maritime vessels, which means they will comply with national and international laws and robust maritime safety standards. Here are the four steps in the U.S. and abroad.

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Blending tradition with innovation: seaglider opportunity in Japan
June 25, 2024

Blending tradition with innovation: seaglider opportunity in Japan

A growing interest in seagliders in Japan reveals a significant opportunity to develop a robust ecosystem that respects existing customs and practices while offering a new transportation solution that improves lives and livelihoods.

Blending tradition with innovation: seaglider opportunity in Japan

A growing interest in seagliders in Japan reveals a significant opportunity to develop a robust ecosystem that respects existing customs and practices while offering a new transportation solution that improves lives and livelihoods.

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Why Rhode Island is the perfect place to build seagliders
June 5, 2024

Why Rhode Island is the perfect place to build seagliders

Rhode Island offers best-in-nation coastal testing environments, maritime composites expertise, and access to top talent.

Why Rhode Island is the perfect place to build seagliders

Rhode Island offers best-in-nation coastal testing environments, maritime composites expertise, and access to top talent.

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What is a seaglider? A high-speed, all-electric maritime vessel
May 28, 2024

What is a seaglider? A high-speed, all-electric maritime vessel

Seagliders are a new type of maritime vessel that offer high-speed transportation to connect coastal communities.

What is a seaglider? A high-speed, all-electric maritime vessel

Seagliders are a new type of maritime vessel that offer high-speed transportation to connect coastal communities.

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Making History at CoMotion Miami: REGENT Displays Seaglider Prototype and Signs Historic New Zealand Deal
April 27, 2022

Making History at CoMotion Miami: REGENT Displays Seaglider Prototype and Signs Historic New Zealand Deal

From global mayors and public transportation leaders to leading technologists, CoMotion Miami became the hub for urban mobility stakeholders in April. Billy gave a keynote speech and the team hosted a ceremonial signing of one of the largest transportation deals in New Zealand history with Shah Aslam and John Hamilton of Air Napier’s new dedicated seaglider-operating subsidiary: Ocean Flyer.

Making History at CoMotion Miami: REGENT Displays Seaglider Prototype and Signs Historic New Zealand Deal

From global mayors and public transportation leaders to leading technologists, CoMotion Miami became the hub for urban mobility stakeholders in April. Billy gave a keynote speech and the team hosted a ceremonial signing of one of the largest transportation deals in New Zealand history with Shah Aslam and John Hamilton of Air Napier’s new dedicated seaglider-operating subsidiary: Ocean Flyer.

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Testing Seagliders: Behind the Scenes in Tampa
April 4, 2022

Testing Seagliders: Behind the Scenes in Tampa

Mike Klinker is CTO and co-founder of REGENT with Billy Thalheimer. Mike is currently leading a team of engineers testing the seaglider technical demonstrator vehicle in Tampa. We asked Mike about Tampa, how the REGENT team is approaching this phase of seaglider development, and what a typical day of testing looks like.

Testing Seagliders: Behind the Scenes in Tampa

Mike Klinker is CTO and co-founder of REGENT with Billy Thalheimer. Mike is currently leading a team of engineers testing the seaglider technical demonstrator vehicle in Tampa. We asked Mike about Tampa, how the REGENT team is approaching this phase of seaglider development, and what a typical day of testing looks like.

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Meet Adam Triolo, REGENT’s Director of Commercial Business Development
March 11, 2022

Meet Adam Triolo, REGENT’s Director of Commercial Business Development

Adam Triolo joined REGENT in 2021 as Director of Commercial Business Development overseeing the company’s relationships with its customers across the spectrum of ownership. Whether speaking with major airlines or individual operators, Adam works with the entire REGENT team as seagliders are poised to carry more people further and at lower operating costs than the alternatives.

Meet Adam Triolo, REGENT’s Director of Commercial Business Development

Adam Triolo joined REGENT in 2021 as Director of Commercial Business Development overseeing the company’s relationships with its customers across the spectrum of ownership. Whether speaking with major airlines or individual operators, Adam works with the entire REGENT team as seagliders are poised to carry more people further and at lower operating costs than the alternatives.

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Meeting the REGENT Advisory Board: Alan Klanac
September 30, 2021

Meeting the REGENT Advisory Board: Alan Klanac

REGENT's mission to bring the world’s first commercially viable electric wing-in-ground effect vehicle – the Seaglider - to market is no simple task, requiring a unique hybrid of aerospace, maritime and electric propulsion expertise.

Meeting the REGENT Advisory Board: Alan Klanac

REGENT's mission to bring the world’s first commercially viable electric wing-in-ground effect vehicle – the Seaglider - to market is no simple task, requiring a unique hybrid of aerospace, maritime and electric propulsion expertise.

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