drone delivery

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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.

Skyports Drone Services partners with Equinor for cargo drone deliveries to offshore oil field

Skyports Drone Services, a leader in drone logistics, survey and monitoring operations, and Norwegian energy firm Equinor, have partnered to trial electric drone deliveries to oil installations (“oil rigsâ€) in the North Sea. The project aims to demonstrate how on-demand cargo drone services can solve logistical challenges and improve safety and sustainability in the offshore…

Skyports Drone Services’ new drone partner makes debut for Royal Mail delivery project

Skyports Drone Services has today announced Speedbird Aero as new aircraft partner for the Orkney I-Port operation, a drone delivery project established in partnership with Royal Mail, Orkney Islands Council Harbour Authority and Loganair. Speedbird Aero has been selected as the latest aircraft partner to join Skyports Drone Services’ world-class drone fleet. The Brazilian drone…

Introducing Yun-yuan Tay, Skyports’ new Head of Asia-Pacific

In an interview with Skyports’ new Head of Asia-Pacific, Yun-yuan Tay, we ask him about the adoption of Advanced Aerial Mobility in Singapore, what next for Skyports in Asia and some of the challenges he foresees to the adoption of AAM in the region. From your observation, how far ahead is Asia with the adoption of…

Next Phase of Project CAELUS to Develop UK’s First Medical Delivery Drone Network Launches

A consortium led by AGS Airports in partnership with NHS Scotland to deliver what will be the UK’s first medical distribution network using drones has launched its next phase. CAELUS (Care & Equity – Healthcare Logistics UAS Scotland), secured £10.1 million funding from the Future Flight Challenge at UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) last month.…

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…

UK Government gives the green light for World’s longest drone ‘superhighway’

The UK government has today announced it has given the go-ahead to for the world’s largest and longest network of drone superhighways to be built in the UK. The drone superhighway will link cities and towns throughout the midlands to the southeast of the country, with the option to expand the corridor to any other…

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…

Infrastructure challenge for drone delivery at scale: the Skyports solution

The global drone delivery market is expected to witness substantial growth over the next decade. Skyports’ Head of Asia Pacific Yun Yuan Tay looks at the infrastructure needed and presents the Skyports ground solution to enable high-volume, high-frequency cargo drone services. Cargo drones are already playing an important role today in supply chains to deliver…

Regulatory Affairs Lead (Americas), Andrew Giacini, discusses how relationship building with regulators and communities will be key to the success of advanced air mobility (AAM) in the region

Skyports’ new Regulatory Affairs Lead (Americas), Andrew Giacini, discusses Skyports role in helping to establish the regulatory framework for Advanced Air Mobility in the Americas, the importance of building relationships with regulators and communities for the succesful introduction of AAM and how the Skyports solution pairs well with the interest of regulators. Why is Skyports…