Pizza by drone – unmanned air delivery set to take off in New Zealand
A New Zealand pizza chain aims to become the world’s first company to offer a commercial drone delivery service, a milestone in the once-unthinkable quest to save time and money with an air-borne supply chain dispensing with people.
Some of the world’s biggest companies including Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) and Google (GOOGL.O), or Alphabet Inc as it is known, have plans to make deliveries by drone and aviation authorities in the United States, Britain, Australia and New Zealand have been relaxing rules to allow air deliveries.
Last month, U.S. convenience store chain 7-Eleven Inc [SILC.UL] conducted the first single commercial drone delivery – coffee, donuts and a chicken sandwich – as part of a trial.
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