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Skye Air, Flipkart Health to deliver medicines in Kolkata, suburbs

16 August 2022 | News

The initiative shall witness up to 20 flights every day, each carrying a payload of up to 5 kgs of medicines

Image Credit: twitter.com

Image Credit: twitter.com

Skye Air Mobility has partnered with Flipkart Health, a pharma business division of Flipkart Internet, to deliver medicines by drone. The collaboration kicked off with the launch of BVLOS flights from Flipkart Health warehouse in Baruipur, West Bengal to multiple Health Buddy OTC locations within Kolkata and suburbs.

 

The initiative shall witness up to 20 flights every day, each carrying a payload of up to 5 kgs of medicines to be delivered from the warehouse to 10 (ten) Health Buddy OTC locations very widespread in the region. The maximum distance to be covered by the flight will be 16 kilometres aerial (24 km by road). The trials will continue till September 8, 2022.

 

Skye Air shall be using its most reliable UAV, Skye Ship One, to facilitate real-time deliveries ensuring optimal flight safety and temperature monitoring. The company shall also be using Artemis, to deliver medicines in far-reach areas thus creating an inter-city/district model for Flipkart Health.

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