Alphabet-owned Wing will begin making drone deliveries in Finland next month

Wing, the Alphabet-owned drone startup, will launch a delivery service in Finland’s capital Helsinki next month. The trial will make deliveries to residents in the city’s Vuosaari district, which Wing notes is the capital’s most populous area. The service will offer products from two shops: the gourmet supermarket Herkku Food Market and local restaurant Cafe Monami. When Wing first announced its intention to launch a trial in Finland, it said that delivery flights would cover a maximum of 10km with packages weighing 1.5kg or less, and with delivery times expected to be around 10 minutes. Since making the announcement, Wing has been running test flights in Teisko, a municipality to the north of Helsinki, to ensure that its drones are up... Continue reading…

Alphabet-owned Wing will begin making drone deliveries in Finland next month

Deliveries will include 'fresh Finnish pastries, meatballs for two, and a range of other meals and snacks' that can be delivered in minutes and will serve as a test in urban centers.

Fri 17 May 19 from Daily Mail

Alphabet’s Wing will offer drone deliveries in Helsinki next month

Alphabet announced that Wing deliveries are about to start in Finland's capital of Helsinki and detailed more about where they the drones would operate and what folks could order. ...

Fri 17 May 19 from Engadget

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