Amazon unveils drone to carry out 30-minute deliveries ‘soon’

Amazon has unveiled a new autonomous, electric ‘Prime Air’ drone aimed to start delivering packages to customers in 30 minutes or less, “within months”. The drone can fly for up to about 24 kms and carry up to about 2.3 kgs, representing a majority of its packages. Notably, Amazon had made its first customer drone delivery in the UK in 2016.