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Should Manna  secure licensing approval, it will become the guinea pig of a fledgling industry – autonomous drone flight.

The drone company that hopes to begin fast-food deliveries later this year has announced a partnership that will give customers access to more than 1,(...)

The graft behind the glitz at the Cannes Film Festival. Photograph: John Phillips/Getty Images

Image of the week: Step-by-step The phrase “roll out the red carpet” doesn’t come from nowhere: the red carpet must indeed be rolled out, in this cas(...)

Wing now has the same certifications that smaller airlines receive from the US Federal Aviation Administration  and the department of transportation. Photograph: iStock

An offshoot of Google has become the first drone operator to receive US government approval as an airline, an important step that gives it the legal a(...)

Amazon’s Prime Air drone

A group of schoolchildren and a local newspaper, the Cambridge News, were given an exclusive tour of Amazon’s Prime Air drone delivery laboratory in C(...)

The US Federal Aviation Authority  has granted Amazon permission to test its new Prime Air   delivery drone under 400ft and at a maximum speed of 100mph. Photograph: Amazon/AP

Co Mayo has set its sights on becoming a centre of commercial drone development for companies such as Amazon and Google intent on using the machines f(...)

Amazon plans to deliver packages via drone within 30 minutes. Photograph: Francois Mori/AP

Amazon is proposing that a slice of airspace above the world’s cities and suburbs should be set aside for the deployment of high-speed aerial drones (...)

A custom-built drone developed for Crocs Japan GK carries a pair of Crocs Norlin sneakers while flying during a media preview at the company’s temporary “aerial store” in Tokyo . Photographer: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg

Amazon has won approval from US federal regulators to test a delivery drone outdoors, as the e-commerce company pursues its goal of sending packages t(...)

The Google drone vehicle lowering a package to the ground in Queensland, Australia. Photograph: Google

Google is developing airborne drones capable of flying on their own and delivering anything from candy to medicine, the company said on Thursday.The e(...)

Planet Business

Image of the week: Dog days The business picture wires were filled with approximately 95 per cent men in suits this week, but there’s enough of t(...)

Amazon hopes to have  unmanned aerial vehicles delivering goods to customers by 2015.

Online giant Amazon is considering using unmanned drone aircraft for deliveries in the US.The company said it was working on its Prime Air project in (...)