Singapore is looking to use 'flying taxis' in 2030

By Josh King, Buzz60

Singapore is taking transportation to futuristic levels.

According to the Business Times, the country is in talks with firms to make flying taxis their new mode of transportation in 2030.

New air travel ideas were shown Wednesday at the second Business Times leader's forum.

The ministry of transport's permanent secretary, Pang Kin Keong, says, "in 2030, you bet your money that aerial transport will also be a means of urban mobility."

In the more immediate future, Singapore is also working on on-demand public bus services.

While it's not Marty Mcfly's hover-board, a 'flying taxi' is still pretty impressive!

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SINGAPORE - FEBRUARY 18: The F-15SG fighter jet (back) and the AH-64D Apache Longbow attack helicopter from the Republic of Singapore Air Force, perform an aerial display during the Singapore Airshow at Changi Exhibition Centre on February 18, 2016 in Singapore. (Photo by Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images)
A French fighter jet, the Dassault Rafale, performs an aerial display at the Singapore Airshow at the Changi exhibition centre in Singapore on February 17, 2016. French fighter jet, the Dassault Rafale soars high over it's competitors due to its versatility in performing mission operations, says its pilot from the French Air Force. AFP PHOTO / ROSLAN RAHMAN / AFP / ROSLAN RAHMAN (Photo credit should read ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/Getty Images)
An attendee watches a flying display at the Singapore Airshow held at the Changi Exhibition Centre in Singapore, on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016. The air show runs through Feb. 21. Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg via Getty Images
A French fighter jet, the Dassault Rafale, performs an aerial display at the Singapore Airshow at the Changi exhibition centre in Singapore on February 17, 2016. French fighter jet, the Dassault Rafale soars high over it's competitors due to its versatility in performing mission operations, says its pilot from the French Air Force. AFP PHOTO / ROSLAN RAHMAN / AFP / ROSLAN RAHMAN (Photo credit should read ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/Getty Images)
Attendees watch and take photographs of a flying display at the Singapore Airshow held at the Changi Exhibition Centre in Singapore, on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016. The air show runs through Feb. 21. Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg via Getty Images
A static display shows a Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) F-15SG fighter jet during Singapore Airshow at the Changi exhibition centre in Singapore on February 16, 2016. AFP PHOTO / ROSLAN RAHMAN / AFP / ROSLAN RAHMAN (Photo credit should read ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/Getty Images)
A Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) F-15SG fighter jet (L)and an AH-64D Apache Longbow attack helicopter (R) fly past during the Singapore Airshow at the Changi exhibition centre in Singapore on February 16, 2016. AFP PHOTO / ROSLAN RAHMAN / AFP / ROSLAN RAHMAN (Photo credit should read ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/Getty Images)
A Sukhoi SU-30 fighter jet from the Royal Malaysian Air Force performs aerial display during the Singapore Airshow at Changi exhibition center in Singapore on February 16, 2016. AFP PHOTO / ROSLAN RAHMAN / AFP / ROSLAN RAHMAN (Photo credit should read ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/Getty Images)
A Sukhoi SU-30 fighter jet from the Royal Malaysian Air Force performs a slow fly past during the Singapore Airshow at Changi exhibition center in Singapore on February 16, 2016. AFP PHOTO / ROSLAN RAHMAN / AFP / ROSLAN RAHMAN (Photo credit should read ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/Getty Images)
An Airbus A400M military aircraft sits on display at the Singapore Airshow held at the Changi Exhibition Centre in Singapore, on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016., on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016. The air show runs through Feb. 21. Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg via Getty Images
An attendee sits inside a Embraer SA Phenom 300 jet at the Singapore Airshow held at the Changi Exhibition Centre in Singapore, The air show runs through Feb. 21. Embraer expects to win new customers in Asia Pacific, a region the Brazilian planemaker says will account for a quarter of the world's demand for small passenger jets. Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Attendees walk through the Singapore Airshow held at the Changi Exhibition Centre in Singapore, on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016. The air show runs through Feb. 21. Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Flight controls are seen in the cockpit of a Beechcraft King Air C90GTx aircraft manufactured by Textron Aviation Inc., a unit of Textron Inc., at the Singapore Airshow held at the Changi Exhibition Centre in Singapore, on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016. The air show runs through Feb. 21. Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Passenger seats sit aboard a Bombardier Inc. CS 100 C Series jet at the Singapore Airshow held at the Changi Exhibition Centre in Singapore, on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016. The air show runs through Feb. 21. Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg via Getty Images
A Beechcraft King Air C90GTx aircraft manufactured by Textron Aviation Inc., a unit of Textron Inc., stands on display at the Singapore Airshow held at the Changi Exhibition Centre in Singapore, on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016. The air show runs through Feb. 21. Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg via Getty Images
A U.S. Navy P-8 Posedion manufactured by Boeing Co. stands on display at the Singapore Airshow held at the Changi Exhibition Centre in Singapore, on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016. The air show runs through Feb. 21. Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg via Getty Images
An attendee takes a selfie photograph in front of a display of fan blades from a Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc Trent 900 engine at the Singapore Airshow held at the Changi Exhibition Centre in Singapore, on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016. The air show runs through Feb. 21. Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg via Getty Images
A French Air Force Rafale fighter jet manufactured by Dassault Aviation SA performs maneuvers during an aerobatic flying display at the Singapore Airshow held at the Changi Exhibition Centre in Singapore, on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016. The air show runs through Feb. 21. Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg via Getty Images
The South Korean Air Force Black Eagles aerobatics team perform maneuvers in South Korean T-50 jets, developed by Korea Aerospace Industries Ltd. (KAI) with technical support from Lockheed Martin Corp., during an aerobatic flying display at the Singapore Airshow held at the Changi Exhibition Centre in Singapore, on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016. The air show runs through Feb. 21. Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg via Getty Images
The South Korean Air Force Black Eagles aerobatics team perform maneuvers in South Korean T-50 jets, developed by Korea Aerospace Industries Ltd. (KAI) with technical support from Lockheed Martin Corp., during an aerobatic flying display at the Singapore Airshow held at the Changi Exhibition Centre in Singapore, on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016. The air show runs through Feb. 21. Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg via Getty Images
An attendee holds up an umbrella as the South Korean Air Force Black Eagles aerobatics team perform maneuvers in South Korean T-50 jets, developed by Korea Aerospace Industries Ltd. (KAI) with technical support from Lockheed Martin Corp., during an aerobatic flying display at the Singapore Airshow held at the Changi Exhibition Centre in Singapore, on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016. The air show runs through Feb. 21. Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg via Getty Images
The South Korean Air Force Black Eagles aerobatics team perform maneuvers in South Korean T-50 jets, developed by Korea Aerospace Industries Ltd. (KAI) with technical support from Lockheed Martin Corp., during an aerobatic flying display at the Singapore Airshow held at the Changi Exhibition Centre in Singapore, on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016. The air show runs through Feb. 21. Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg via Getty Images
The South Korean Air Force Black Eagles aerobatics team perform maneuvers in South Korean T-50 jets, developed by Korea Aerospace Industries Ltd. (KAI) with technical support from Lockheed Martin Corp., during an aerobatic flying display at the Singapore Airshow held at the Changi Exhibition Centre in Singapore, on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016. The air show runs through Feb. 21. Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg via Getty Images
The South Korean Air Force Black Eagles aerobatics team perform maneuvers in South Korean T-50 jets, developed by Korea Aerospace Industries Ltd. (KAI) with technical support from Lockheed Martin Corp., during an aerobatic flying display at the Singapore Airshow held at the Changi Exhibition Centre in Singapore, on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016. The air show runs through Feb. 21. Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg via Getty Images
An attendee tries out a Samsung Electronics Co. Gear VR virtual reality headset, powered by Oculus VR Inc., at Boeing Co. booth at the Singapore Airshow held at the Changi Exhibition Centre in Singapore, on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016. The air show runs through Feb. 21. Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Models of Boeing Co. aircraft sit on display at the Singapore Airshow held at the Changi Exhibition Centre in Singapore, on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016. The air show runs through Feb. 21. Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Attendees are seen through a helicopter simulator at the Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd. (ST Engineering) booth at the Singapore Airshow held at the Changi Exhibition Centre in Singapore, on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016. The air show runs through Feb. 21. Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg via Getty Images
A Viking Air Ltd. Twin Otter Series 400 aircraft stands on display at the Singapore Airshow held at the Changi Exhibition Centre in Singapore, in Singapore, on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016. The air show runs through Feb. 21. Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg via Getty Images
An employee wipes the interior of a Viking Air Ltd. Twin Otter Series 400 aircraft on display at the Singapore Airshow held at the Changi Exhibition Centre in Singapore, in Singapore, on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016. The air show runs through Feb. 21. Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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