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The Drones Are Coming To One Of 78 Million Backyards Near You

“Please put seat backs and tray tables in their upright and locked position. Your monthly subscription box of (fill in the blank) will be descending from the sky momentarily.”

Except with drones, there are no seats or drivers.

Meet the future: drone delivery.

Drones helicoptering down and with gifts is another sort of sci-fi scenario that’s been reified and seems poised to grow into big business over the next few years. Flytrex is a pioneer in the field, having achieved a series of firsts in pursuit of urban package delivery via drone.

Flytrex Co-founder and CEO Yariv Bash spoke with PYMNTS CEO Karen Webster about the coming day of the drones, as a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) framework and pilot programs yield results.

The company started delivery by drone in Reykjavik, Iceland, in 2017.

“Less than a year after, we realized that home delivery is going to be the killer application for drones,” Bash told Webster.

https://www.pymnts.com/news/delivery/2020/the-drones-are-coming-to-one-of-78-million-backyards-near-you/

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