UPS applies to FAA for approval to launch drone delivery subsidiary

Package delivery company UPS has applied to the US FAA for a Part 135 air carrier certificate to operate a commercial drone delivery service. During a 2019 second-quarter earnings call July 24, UPS executives said the company has established a new drone delivery subsidiary, UPS Flight Forward, in...
Bill Carey

Bill covers business aviation and advanced air mobility for Aviation Week Network. A former newspaper reporter, he has also covered the airline industry, military aviation, commercial space and unmanned aircraft systems. He is the author of 'Enter The Drones, The FAA and UAVs in America,' published in 2016.

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