Manna Aero plans US, EU drone delivery expansion
Ascendant Irish drone delivery company Manna Aero says it plans on expanding what has been gradually wider and effective services in Ireland to far bigger markets, starting with a move to the US expected later this year, and operation across the European Union in 2023.
Announced this week accompanied by Irish Tánaiste, or head of government, Leo Varadkar, Manna founder and CEO Bobby Healy said extension of drone deliveries to the US and EU would follow continued reinforcement of company activities at home. Those include launching new services in a yet unnamed Dublin suburb of 100,000 residents, and construction of an international manufacturing site for its UAVs to supplement its existing production facility. That sequence reflects the company’s successful base-building growth strategy thus far.
Since its inception in 2018, Manna has hunkered down with the objective of slowly expanding and perfecting drone delivery service in its modestly sized…