IKEA considering drones for inventory management in Dubai distribution centre IKEA is considering the use of drones for inventory management in its Dubai South distribution centre, Abdelaziz Kadri, managing director, IKEA Distribution Services DWC, tells ArabianSupplyChain.com. “The IKEA Distribution Centre is one of the largest of its kind in the region, with a capacity to… [read more]
FAA forecasts continued growth in air travel in next 20 years. The FAA released its annual Aerospace Forecast Report Fiscal Years 2017 to 2037, which projects sustained and continued growth in nearly every aspect of air transportation from general aviation private flying to large commercial airline passenger levels. In commercial air travel, Revenue Passenger Miles… [read more]
Are we ready for all these remotely-piloted aircraft systems in our skies? Remotely-piloted aircraft systems (RPAS), commonly known as drones, are increasingly used for commercial operations and recreational purposes. This has coincided with an exponential increase in reports of RPA operating dangerously close to manned aircraft and airports.