Drone Delivery Canada has confirmed that with the assistance of its sales agent Air Canada, it has executed a Letter of Intent with Astral Aerial Solutions Limited located in Kenya, effective September 28th, 2020.
Under the terms of the LOI, the parties shall cooperate and work jointly with the local regulator (Kenya Civil Aviation Authority) and shall work together to identify and analyse market opportunities in Kenya for DDC’s drone delivery solution with the intent to work towards a definitive agreement for that market.
Michael Zahra, CEO of DDC, said: “As our first international opportunity, we are pleased to be working with Astral Aerial towards an agreement for DDC’s drone logistics solution in Kenya.
“There are numerous potential applications from traditional last-mile cargo to mining, oil & gas, healthcare, humanitarian aid and infrastructure inspection services. Astral Aerial’s parent company, Astral Aviation has a global, award-winning reputation and we look forward to a commercial relationship with them.”
While Sanjeev Gadhia CEO of Astral Aerial Solutions and Astral Aviation, said: “We are honored to co-operate with Drone Delivery Canada, and to learn from their experience in providing innovative drone-based logistics platforms in Canada that can be applied in Africa.
The Canadian technology can benefit various sectors in Africa especially in Healthcare and accessibility to Remote Communities.”