Announced for years, drone delivery has become a reality in parts of the United States. In Texas, near Dallas, Wing, a subsidiary of Alphabet, the parent company of Google, now offers this service. In less than a quarter of an hour, what you have ordered on your phone is delivered to your garden… By air.
The company promotes safer, greener, faster and cheaper deliveries. “I think it’s better to have it delivered by drone than by car. We save gas, money, we help save the environment, ”shares Tiffany, tester of the drone delivery application.
1,000 daily deliveries in Australia
For now, the Wing business only covers a small area of Texas. But it already provides up to 1,000 daily deliveries in part of the urban area of Brisbane, Australia. It is also present in Finland.
Wing limits its loads to a little over a kilo, “either a roast chicken…Smiles Jonathan Bass, Wing’s marketing and communication director. It is also one of the most popular items delivered to Australia. Lots of whole chickens! “, he adds.