Announcement of Abu Dhabi as host city for Solar Impulse 2 flight departure and arrival

Actualités locales, 30.09.2014

In the last week of September, it was announced that the Swiss solar energy-powered plane, Solar Impulse 2, would be departing on its circumnavigation of the globe in March 2015 from host city, Abu Dhabi, capital of the U.A.E. The two Swiss pilots and co-founders of the project, Dr. Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg will be arriving in Abu Dhabi in January, with the plane being delivered from Payerne aerodrome in Switzerland, for two months of testing and training as well as a showcase of the plane at the World Future Energy Summit as part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week.