Skyports in the News


Ryan-backed ‘sky taxis’ venture to invest millions in Shannon facility | Irish Independent

'UK air-transport infrastructure group Skyports – which is backed by Declan Ryan’s Irelandia Aviation – is investing millions of euro to establish a base at Shannon’s new Future Mobility Campus Ireland, the Irish Independent has learned.'

Up, up and away – Sky-taxi firms want to revolutionise transport | Irish Independent

Electric air taxi companies, like Skyports which is setting up a base in Shannon, believe they can change how we move from place to place...

How BT’s network and technology consortium will unleash the potential of commercial drone zones

Our experience is helping to unleash the potential of BVLOS drone flight. Skyports is working with BT on Project XCelerate, a UKRI Future Flight project combining mobile communications and aviation expertise to launch the UK’s first commercial drone corridor. Throughout 2021, we will conduct flight trials with our project partners to showcase how drone tech can provide new value to industries such as healthcare.

Royal Mail delivers drone trials | PlaceTech

Contrary to most new technologies, drone solutions are being rolled out faster in rural areas – ever wondered why? Following the launch of an Isles of Scilly drone delivery project with Royal Mail, Skyports’ Head of Ops, Alex Brown, spoke to PlaceTech about why rural locations offer so much in the way of opportunity for UAV services.

Royal Mail to trial drones to deliver items from mainland UK to Isles of Scilly | Sky News

Royal Mail will trial the use of drones to deliver health and safety equipment, COVID-19 testing kits and other items to the Isles of Scilly.

London’s best Aerospace companies to work for and buy from | Best Startup

This article showcases Best Startup's top picks for the best London based Aerospace companies. "These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Aerospace industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow."