Delivery

Matternet, JAL Expand Drone Delivery to Asia

Source: Matternet Drone logistics startup Matternet is taking flight with one of Asia’s largest airlines to expand drone delivery. Today, the California-based company announced a partnership with Japan Airlines to deploy the Matternet M2 drone system to Tokyo Metropolitan Government’s new “drone logistics business development project” – Japan’s initiative to …

Read More »

Drone Startup Everdrone Delivers Helpful Shock

Source: Everdrone Swedish drone company Everdrone is delivering a much-needed shock to the UAV industry. The startup has launched a project to deliver automated external defibrillators to the scene of cardiac arrests in real-world emergencies. Initially launched as a pilot project in the Gothenburg region of Sweden, the initiative is expanding …

Read More »

Drone Delivery Startup Volansi Lands $10 Million Series B

Source: Volansi Drone delivery provider Volansi just delivered some good news to its investors. The CA-based startup landed $50 million in Series B funding from current investors Lightspeed Venture Partners and YCombinator as well as new investors Harpoon Ventures and Merck Global Health Innovation Fund. Volansi provides automated drone delivery for time-critical parts …

Read More »

Amazon Delivery Drones: FAA OK’s Prime Air Fleet

Source: Amazon PrimeAir The FAA has cleared the regulatory skies for Amazon to launch its long-awaited drone delivery service. The agency announced Monday the retail giant can operate its fleet of Prime Air delivery drones – a project that’s been seven years in the making. Amazon Prime Air “uses autonomous …

Read More »

Drone Delivery Canada Launches Medical Supply Mission

Drone Delivery Canada announced this week the successful launch of its second cargo drone route with DSV Air and Sea Inc. Canada using the Toronto-based company’s drone delivery platform. DDC initially captured the contract with DSV –  a subsidiary of Danish conglomerate DSV Panalpina A/S – back in June. Last year, DDC announced …

Read More »

New York Project Will Explore Delivery, Passenger Drones

Source: NUAIR A New York county is flying high after scoring almost $1 million from NASA to research delivery and passenger drones. The nation’s top aeronautic agency awarded Oneida County $897,000 to develop Advanced Air Mobility at the New York UAS Test Site (Griffiss International Airport). “The goal of the …

Read More »

Drone Delivery Canada Transporting COVID Supplies to First N…

Drone Delivery Canada Sparrow Drone Drone Delivery Canada is partnering with the Georgina Island First Nation (GIFN) to provide delivery services to the Ontario community. Working with sales agent Air Canada and the Pontiac Group, DDC will launch a two-way delivery flight route to the First Nation’s mainland community using …

Read More »