SpiceJet receives permission for drone trials to deliver medicines

Topics SpiceJet | DGCA | Drones

After trials, SpiceXpress, the airline’s cargo arm, will focus on delivering medical emergency parcels and essential supplies including perishables, SpiceJet said.
Budget airline SpiceJet said on Friday it received permission to conduct drone trials that will allow it to deliver medical supplies and e-commerce products as a two month-long lockdown has thrown supply chains in the country into disarray. 

 
Earlier this month, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) granted exemptions to 13 groups to operate drones on an experimental basis. After trials, SpiceXpress, the airline’s cargo arm, will focus on delivering medical emergency parcels and essential supplies including perishables, SpiceJet said.



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