New Delhi: Low-cost Indian carrier SpiceJet will now use drones for faster and cost-effective delivery of e-commerce parcels, medical, pharma and other essential supplies in remote areas. The approval for the same was granted by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). Also Read - US Joins India in Clinical Trials For Ayurveda Formulations Against COVID-19

“Post trials and approvals, SpiceXpress, the dedicated cargo arm of SpiceJet, plans to use drones to provide for a quicker, faster and cost-effective delivery,” News18 reported the carrier as saying. Also Read - Coronavirus: India Reports First Spike of Over 25,000; 26,506 New Cases in Last 24 Hours

“Based on the recommendations of the BVLOS Experiment Assessment and Monitoring Committee, SpiceXpress was granted permission for conducting experimental BVLOS operations.” Also Read - ‘Scream Inside Your Heart’: Japan Theme Park Bans Screaming on Roller Coaster Rides Due to COVID-19