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 - Centre to Roll Out 1 Crore Doses of Zydus Cadila’s Covid Vaccine in October. All You Need to Know

“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 - For Air India Disinvestment, Govt Likely To Select Successful Bidder In 3 Weeks: Report

“Based on the recommendations of the BVLOS Experiment Assessment and Monitoring Committee, SpiceXpress was granted permission for conducting experimental BVLOS operations.” Also Read - New Zealand Launches Three Mobile Vaccine Buses to Boost Vaccination Drive