London, United Kingdom (UK), Tuesday, 23rd February 2021 – Argyll & Bute Health & Social Care Partnership (HSCP) has begun carrying COVID test samples and other medical materials on drone delivery flights between medical facilities in the Argyll & Bute region. Following a proof-of-concept phase last year, the three-month initiative, which aims to help improve […]
Royal Mail and partners have delivered two more UK firsts. As part of a specialist consortium, Royal Mail becomes the first UK parcel carrier to deliver mail to a UK island in a 70 mile out-of-sight, autonomous flight to the Scilly Isles. Royal Mail has also trialled the first inter-island drone flights with a smaller […]
Eve-led aviation consortium joins UK Civil Aviation Authority to develop Urban Air Mobility Concept of Operations London, UK, January 20, 2021 – A consortium of urban air mobility and aviation companies has commenced work on a concept of operations for integrating air taxis and electric vertical take-off and landing vehicles (eVTOLs) into the UK’s airspace. […]
Project to explore feasibility of electric air taxis in the South West awarded government grant funding A consortium led by Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, and involving Vertical Aerospace and the West of England Combined Authority has secured an industrial research grant by the UK Government to look at the feasibility of an […]
Marina Bay perfectly represents modern and dynamic Singapore. The whole Marina Bay area has undergone rapid and transformational development to become the focal point for visitors to the city, who flock from around the globe to wonder at the inspiring architectural delights that make up the jaw-dropping skyline. Strolling around the 3.5km waterfront promenade just […]
'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.'
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...
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.
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 will trial the use of drones to deliver health and safety equipment, COVID-19 testing kits and other items to the Isles of Scilly.
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