Monday, July 15, 2024

Commercial drone delivery services come to the US

A drone completed the first scheduled residential delivery on Friday 18 October, conducted by Wing Aviation in collaboration with FedEx Express. The delivery to a home in Christiansburg, Virginia was part of the US Department of Transportation’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Pilot Program, and marks the first scheduled e-commerce delivery using a drone in the […]

Wing Aviation and FedEx bring drones to Virginia

Wing Aviation is collaborating with FedEx Express and Walgreens to offer drone delivery services in Christiansburg, Virginia from next month. The pilot programme will demonstrate the benefits of drone delivery to enhance last-mile delivery services, improve access to healthcare products and create a new growth opportunity for local businesses. FedEx customers who live within designated […]

DHL facing $455,000 fine from FAA for hazmat breaches

DHL Express is facing fines totalling $455,000 from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for a number of hazardous material breaches. The FAA alleges that DHL accepted shipments that were not properly prepared for air transportation, and employees did not receive required hazardous materials training. The seven breaches occurred between December 2013 and September 2014, and […]