July 24 - 08:07
UPS launches drone delivery subsidiary
UPS has established 'UPS Flight Forward', a drone subsidiary. It has applied for certification from the Federal Aviation Administration to fly drones for special healthcare deliveries and hopes to receive the go ahead as soon as this year. In March, it launched the first revenue-generating drone delivery at a hospital in Raleigh. Amazon and Google are UPS's rivals in the US drone delivery market.
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