London-based advanced air mobility (AAM) and uncrewed aerial vehicle (UAV) cargo specialist Skyports has announced a partnership with US aviation supplier and manufacturer Kencoa Aerospace to create drone delivery services to and from the South Korean island of Jeju.
Partnership aims to build island’s drone delivery services and AAM future
The memorandum of understanding between the two companies calls for preparation and construction of drone delivery operations between the Korean mainland and Jeju, which lies about 60 miles off shore. That will include developing AAM infrastructure and UAV networks that Skyports has made a major focus in its business, racking up several contracts around the world in the past year. Initially, critical supplies like medical products will be transported to Jeju, with that range diversifying into less essential and consumer goods as activity expands.
In addition to using its infrastructure and network experience, Skyports…