Friday, May 24, 2024

Can drones reshape logistics?

As the airfreight sector embraces innovation, there is one technology that has come into focus given the perceived potential it presents for the industry: Drones. With a focus on efficiency, sustainability and delivering to remote regions, drones are being looked at as a way to keep cargo flowing without the need for road, rail or […]

DB Schenker invests in Volocopter

Together, the urban air mobility pioneer Volocopter and global logistics service provider DB Schenker are developing solutions for the fast and emission-free transport of goods. Today, Volocopter’s heavy-lift drone was presented to German federal politicians for the first time. At the National Aviation Conference at Berlin Brandenburg Airport, numerous politicians and representatives from the aviation […]

Investigation after aircraft hits drone landing at Heathrow

UK police are investigating reports that a British Airways Airbus A320 hit a drone while landing at Heathrow Airport. It is reported that the aircraft from Geneva hit the drone as it approached Heathrow at 12.50h on 17 April. If confirmed to be a drone, it would be the first incident in the UK, though […]