Drone systems chosen among top 10 African startups in Airbus accelerator

Three Africa-based unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) projects – two of which were designed to carry small cargo payloads – have been chosen among the top 10 technology startups in the latest Airbus Bizlab #Africa4Future accelerator program. The two cargo drone startups are Astral Aerial Solutions, a subsidiary of Nairobi-based Astral Aviation, and Ethiopia-based Maisha ICT […]
  • Randy Woods
  • January 18, 2019

IAG launches London-based ‘Hangar 51’ accelerator program [VIDEO]

For an industry that introduced autopilot more than half a century ago, some of the air cargo industry’s practices are practically anachronistic – just ask pharma shippers. That’s all changing as carriers rush to implement high-tech solutions to provide timely, controlled and transparent services that high-value goods require. Now, these carriers are taking innovation one […]
  • Lewis King
  • October 4, 2016