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dnata enhances Dubai cargo operations with autonomous drones

dnata enhances Dubai cargo operations with autonomous drones

dnata has announced the successful integration of autonomous drones into its cargo operations in Dubai. The cargo handler said this "strategic" initiative has "significantly" enhanced operational efficiencies at its Dubai International (DXB) and Dubai World Central (DWC) facilities - delivering "...

Walmart wants to combine robot and drone delivery

A Walmart drone airdrops a package in the company's hometown of Bentonville, Arkansas (Photo: Jim Allen/FreightWaves) When you’re the world’s largest retailer, customers expect a premium delivery experience — without paying a premium. But being the biggest seller on the planet also comes wi...

Wingcopter teams up with UAV LATAM for drone delivery operations in Peru

German drone delivery pioneer Wingcopter is partnering with UAV LATAM, a Latin American holding with more than 10 years of experience in the unmanned aerial vehicle space (UAV) and a presence in 7 countries. Through this alliance, Wingcopter will work with UAV del Peru, a subsidiary of UAV LAT...

dnata enhances cargo services with innovative drone technology

dnata, a leading global air and travel services provider, continues to invest in cutting-edge technologies to maximise efficiency and deliver the highest value for its customers. The company has partnered with Gather AI, a US-based technology start-up, and launched autonomous drones in its ware...

Samad Aerospace’ Starling Cargo drone begins certification

Samad Aerospace has announced that they have begun the certification process for its electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTol) Starling Cargo drone. Dr Seyed Mohseni, CEO of SAMAD Aerospace, commented: “Our fully electric VTOL Starling Cargo aircraft will change the future of transportati...

SF Express developing new unmanned aerial vehicles

By Edward Robertson Chinese multinational delivery company SF Express is working with Slovenian aerospace company Pipistrel to accelerate the development of large cargo unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) with vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) capability. The agreement will also see SF Express...

New airline will offer air cargo delivery service with unmanned drones

DRONAMICS the world’s leading developer and operator of large cargo drones, announces the launch of DRONAMICS Airlines with companies in Ireland, Australia and Canada that will manage the airfreight operations for same-day delivery services with its proprietary unmanned cargo drone – The Black ...

Trip & Co and Wings For Aid will drop vaccines out of drones from 100m height

Wings For Aid, a community powered by experts, is developing a Remotely Piloted Aircraft System that delivers humanitarian goods to people isolated by natural disasters and man-made crises — safely and with pinpoint accuracy. Trip & Co’s expertise on cargo restraint products, thermal insula...

Cool Chain event highlights potential benefits of pharma-drone industry collaboration

The Cool Chain Association (CCA) brings together leaders and professionals from across the cool chain industry to network, share insights and trial new ideas at its two annual events – one on pharma and one on perishables. This week (September 23-24), at the CCA’s Pharma and Biosciences Conf...

FedEx teams up with Wing Aviation and Walgreens for drone service

FedEx Express is collaborating with Wing Aviation and retailer Walgreens to launch a first-of-its-kind drone delivery service in Christiansburg, Virginia next month. The pilot program will demonstrate the many benefits of drone delivery to communities by exploring methods to enhance last-mile de...

UPS applies for FAA certfication to operate drone delivery flights

UPS has applied to the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for Part 135 certification to operate commercial drone flights in the UPS network under a subsidiary business called UPS Flight Forward. The new subsidiary is a recently incorporated business that could receive Part 135 certificat...

Rhenus and Wings for Aid join forces for ‘last mile’ delivery of relief goods

Rhenus Air & Ocean and Wings for Aid last month signed an agreement to collaborate over the next two years to explore the feasibility of a strategic alliance for the 'last mile' delivery of relief goods in disaster areas. Rhenus said bridging the 'last mile' in disaster areas that are diffic...

EASA publishes EU wide rules on drone usage

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has today published coming European rules on drones. Commissions Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/945 and Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/947 have been published to ensure drone operations across Europe are safe and secure. The rules...

Air Canada signs agreement with Drone Delivery Canada

Drone Delivery Canada (DDC) has entered into a 10-year agreement with Air Canada effective 29 May. As part of the deal, Air Canada Cargo will market and sell DDC’s drone delivery services in Canada using Air Canada Cargo’s marketing and sales platforms and resources. Pursuant to the terms...

DHL Express launches ubran drone service in China to meet last mile challenges

DHL Express and intelligent autonomous aerial vehicle company EHang have entered into a strategic partnership to jointly launch a fully automated and intelligent smart drone delivery solution to tackle last-mile delivery challenges in the urban areas of China. The launch ceremony was held toda...

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