Drone delivery tech startup, Skye Air Mobility, has recently confirmed its participation as a new member and the first member from India to Drone Logistics Ecosystem.
Headquartered in Bengaluru, Skye Air Mobility, a drone delivery tech company focused primarily on healthcare, e-commerce and food logistics, a release said.
As the lead operations member of the first consortium to be given approval by DGCA, they are spearheading the BVLOS (beyond visual line of sight) trials and also for “Medicines from the Sky” trials for the Telangana government in collaboration with leading logistics delivery partners.
Skye Air Co-founder Swapnik Jakkampuddi said, “The environment is optimistic, people have the right mind set, favourable government policy & projects and aerial technological advancements, drone delivery will be a game changer sooner than we think.”
Skye Air is working with various companies to assist them in spreading their network in rural, semi-urban and urban areas, helping them in reducing invaluable time and cost for delivery of essential supplies.
Faster aerial communication will also result in protecting the shelf life of critical products. This concept will act as a catalyst in improving healthcare and supplies to reach rural/urban areas and in turn increases the life expectancy of the rural/urban population through timely medical assistance.
The collaboration will help Inclusivity for all players in the industry with an open Drone Logistics Ecosystem; Standardization globally to ensure the smooth and efficient movement of goods from the factory to the end customer globally; A win-win for all participants in this emerging industry and the delivery and courier industry, and more importantly, the customers,” Swapnik Jakkampuddi added.
The aim of the Drone Logistics Ecosystem is to bring together stakeholders in the drone logistics industry under one roof to support commercialisation and marketing of products of Drone Logistics members.
Since the industry at its inception, most of the companies are early-stage startups with limited access to funding, manpower and expertise, making us an ideal platform for companies to lend their expertise for joint-development of products, consulting, or simply as sub-contractors, or for any other format of cross-disciplinary/border collaboration.