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ANA to start drone delivery service as Japan eases regulations

Airline to deploy craft from German startup to carry goods to remote islands

ANA has partnered with Hessen-based Wingcopter, a German startup that develops drones, on a new delivery service. 

TOKYO -- Japanese airline group ANA Holdings will launch a drone delivery service in the fiscal year through March 2023, using a vehicle developed by a German startup to carry daily necessities and medicines to Japan's remote islands and mountainous regions, Nikkei has learned.

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