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Manna Drone Delivery Expands: New Delivery Sites, New Manufacturing

Manna, the first ever aviation-grade B2B drone delivery ‘as-a-service’ company, has unveiled its plans for the remainder of 2022 and 2023, which include expansion into the USA and Europe. The company is additionally planning the development of a new manufacturing site, as well as the establishment of a delivery site within a large suburb in Dublin. Manna also announced its intent to expand its staff of 103 earlier this year, with plans to hire a local team of up to 50 in order to satisfy an increased demand.

United Airlines Puts $10 Million Down to Purchase 100 Archer eVTOL Aircraft

Archer Aviation announced that United Airlines has submitted a pre-delivery payment of $10 million for 100 of…