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American Airlines to invest in electric aircraft maker Vertical Aerospace

June 10 (Reuters) - American Airlines said on Thursday it will invest in Vertical Aerospace, a UK-based maker of electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft.

As part of the deal, American has agreed to pre-order up to 250 aircraft, representing a potential commitment of $1 billion, and an option to order an additional 100 aircraft. (Reporting by Ankit Ajmera in Bengaluru; Editing by Krishna Chandra Eluri)

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