Produce in the Air: Qatar Airways is partnering with Dronamics to transport fresh produce by drones

The world’s largest cargo airline wants to make fresh produce a bigger part of its business.

The world’s largest cargo airline wants to make fresh produce a bigger part of its business.

Qatar Airways is partnering with Dronamics for a trial to transport more fruits, vegetables, and flowers. The airline is investing in new facilities and equipment, including drones for delivery.

“This has allowed us to increase our capacity for transit, so we can cater now for more transit cargo for perishables,” said Miguel Rodriguez.

The company’s business comes out of South America and Africa to Europe, but Rodriguez says they are consistently full in their network, so their main challenge is to have more capacity into specific destinations, including the U.S.

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