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Skyports’ Orkney interisland service for Royal Mail paused after rare drone incident [Update]

Royal Mail Skyports drone

What at its launch was hailed as the UK’s first permanent UAV postal delivery operation has been temporarily suspended after a Skyports Drone Services craft encountered a technical glitch, leading an observer to abort a routine mission linking Orkney Islands destinations for the Royal Mail.

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Skyports to fly RigiTech drones in South Korea BVLOS delivery project

Skyports RigiTech Korea BVLOS

Global UAV company Skyports Drone Services is preparing to expand both its geographical footprint and the specialized aerial fleet it uses during trials of beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) deliveries across the Yeosu City area of South Korea, where it will deploy Swiss startup RigiTech craft for the first time.

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Skyports launches employee recruitment drive for drone delivery and service operations

Scotland medical drone delivery

Skyports Drone Services, a unit of UAV delivery operator and vertiport design group Skyports, is launching a campaign to train and employ workers to staff its rapidly growing activities across the globe, offering applicants an entry into what is looking to be one of the most promising growth sectors in coming decades.

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