A Drone-Based Transport Project Launches in Abu Dhabi

  • Publish date: Tuesday، 21 September 2021
A Drone-Based Transport Project Launches in Abu Dhabi

A drone-based transport venture, named Skygo, will be set up in Abu Dhabi by Apex Al Wataniya Logistics and robotics company Averro Technology

With a network of 40 stations to support the healthcare sector in Abu Dhabi, the company will begin operations next year.

Using drone technologies, the latest venture aims to provide a “more streamlined healthcare delivery service across the city”.

“SkyGo is ... [a] disruptive technology company providing logistics and supply chain solutions by drones,” Sultan Al Dhaheri, executive board member of SkyGo, said.

“In the next phase, our plan is to expand to other sectors locally and regionally, which will be announced soon, and provide the best air transport services using UAVs [unmanned aerial vehicles],” he added.

The global drone logistics and transportation market size, which was valued at $8.7 billion last year, is projected to reach $38.7bn by 2028, growing at an annual rate of 20.6%, according research and consulting firm Verified Market Research.

Drone users in the Emirates can refer to an app by the UAE’s General Civil Aviation Authority has in using these devices in compliance with the safety regulations.

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