Matternet Announces Urban Drone Delivery Network
Matternet will start developing an urban drone delivery network in Switzerland on January 1, 2023. The company announced this in a press release. To this end, Matternet is taking over all drone-related activities from the Swiss Post. Matternet will be responsible for both the technology and operation of the drone delivery network.
Switzerland leading the way
According to Matternet, Switzerland is leading the way when it comes to introducing large-scale drone delivery. This is due to robust regulations developed by the Federal Office of Civil Aviation (FOCA) and Switzerland’s focus on implementing efficient and sustainable logistics.
Over the past five years, Matternet has partnered with Swiss Post to develop an urban drone delivery platform and operate commercial routes for Swiss Post customers. Matternet and Swiss Post achieved multiple world firsts together, such as operating the first BVLOS commercial drone delivery route over a city in Lugano (2017) and the first…