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Exploring middle-mile logistics with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

In February 2024, Skyports Drone Services (Skyports) signed a strategic partnership with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to explore middle-mile drone logistics. This Q&A outlines the key parameters of this new collaboration.

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Skyports and Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to explore middle-mile drone logistics 

Skyports Drone Services (Skyports), the global leader in drone logistics, surveys, and monitoring, has today announced a strategic partnership with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) to explore the feasibility of middle-mile drone logistics in the New York and New Jersey region. 

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Skyports Drone Services and Ground Control launch drone survey project with Network Rail

Skyports Drone Services (Skyports), the global leader in drone deliveries, surveys and monitoring, and Ground Control, the UK’s leading environmental maintenance and biodiversity company, have announced a new drone survey and AI data capture service with Network Rail.

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Electric drones to help UK water companies monitor water quality

Skyports Drone Services in collaboration with Makutu has successfully completed maiden test flights for a new drone inspection service set to help water companies monitor and improve the quality of river and coastal water.

Building a World Class Fleet

We pride ourselves on the profound knowledge of our remote pilots, who form the backbone of our operations. Our global team of flight operators comprises a remarkable collective of professionals, including ex-competitive drone pilots, former and active military personnel, and trained crewed aircraft pilots. The knowledge and skill they each bring to the table is…

Skyports secures USD 3.13M in investment from Singapore heavyweight in final close of Series B

Skyports has completed the final close of its Series B capital raise with fresh investment from ST Engineering through its Corporate Venture Capital unit, ST Engineering Ventures.  ST Engineering, which has over 45 years of experience in the aerospace industry, will join as the final investor in Skyports’ Series B funding round, following the first close…

Forum for advanced drone operations unites innovators to unlock the next generation of aviation

The BVLOS Operations Forum, which includes the UK’s leading beyond-visual-line-of-sight (BVLOS) operators, brings together organisations at the cutting edge of uncrewed flight to learn from each other’s experiences, collectively improve their operations, and jointly develop solutions to the challenges faced by this fast-growing industry. The ever-increasing number of operators believe there are huge potential benefits…

Skyports selects Westcott Space Cluster as centre of excellence for drone operations

Drone capabilities are set to expand at Westcott Space Cluster as leading drone services provider Skyports selects the south of England site as its European headquarters and centre of excellence. In partnership with the Satellite Applications Catapult, which is working with the UK industry to drive innovation and economic growth, Skyports plan to use the state-of-the-art facilities at…

New partnership launched to implement first-of-kind drone deliveries in Kenya

Kenyan drone operator, Astral Aerial Solutions, autonomous drone technology developer and network operator Swoop Aero, and Skyports have today announced that they have conducted Kenya’s first Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) drone deliveries. These flights represent a major step for drone logistics in Kenya and are the key first step in the partnership’s plans…

Skyports strengthens maritime drone delivery commercialisation efforts; inks two new partnerships with shipping companies Wilhelmsen and Thome

Skyports has entered into two new commercial partnerships with Thome Group, a fully integrated ship management company, and Wilhelmsen Ships Agency, one of the worlds’ largest ships agents. Adding the reach and competencies of Thome and Wilhelmsen will accelerate Skyports’ ambitions in bringing drone delivery services to Singapore’s bustling maritime sector. With strong backing and…