Skye Air Mobility, a drone delivery logistics provider has signed a long term agreement with Redcliffe Labs, a leading diagnostics healthcare company based out of Delhi- NCR. This partnership is first of its kind in the diagnostics space for faster supply chain for sample collection to cater to urban, semi-urban and remote corners of the country using drone delivery technology.
This is the beginning of a long term partnership which shall begin with Skye Air conducting BVLOS drone delivery trials in a select corridor and subsequently followed on by commercial roll-outs in several urban and remote locations in India. Around 30-40 test flights will be conducted from Redcliffe Lab’s National Reference Lab in Noida from mid February onwards. The engagement shall also capture deploying drones in Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, J&K and North Eastern states.
Commenting on the new association Swapnik Jakkampudi, Co-Founder, Skye Air Mobility, said, “Skye Air has successfully done over 900 flights, delivering a track record of ‘Reliability’. Given the experience and operational efficiency we carry, we are set to operate regular delivery flights between hub and spoke to ensure faster, efficient and cost effective deliveries of diagnostic samples and other healthcare items. This will enable a connected, automated and faster logistics for Redcliffe Labs. We clearly see this as an important milestone towards making India a Global Drone Hub. We are very optimistic on the belief that Redcliffe Labs have shown towards drones as a technology disruptor in the logistics vertical and look forward to continuously build on the partnership.”
Further throwing spotlight on the association Dheeraj Jain, Founder, Redcliffe Labs, said, “We are elated to collaborate with Skye Air Mobility to speed up how diagnostics services are delivered in our country. We started the company with a vision to provide world-class diagnostic services to people across the Indian subcontinent in an affordable manner and intend to serve 500 million Indians by 2027. This step is strategic in terms of achieving reduced turnaround time along with serving patients even in the remotest parts of the country. We foresee this as a breakthrough in the Indian healthcare delivery system and are looking forward to the benefits that this association will bring along.”
This association with the drone delivery leader, will prove to be a game changer as it will help Redcliffe Labs to speed up the process and increase the efficiency as it will be able to penetrate the sub-cities, semi-urban and remote areas as well expanding the horizon of its diagnostic services.