Tel Aviv-Based Flytrex Launches Airdrop Drone Delivery in Reykjavík, Iceland
Flytrex also launched 12 new routes for its drone delivery service, operated in collaboration with local food marketplace Aha
Tofi Stoler 17:10 08.08.18
Tel Aviv-based drone delivery startup Flytrex Aviation Ltd., which, in collaborates with online commerce company Aha.is in operating an autonomous drone delivery system in Reykjavík, has launched an airdrop service and 12 new routes within the Icelandic city, the companies announced Tuesday.
Flytrex was founded in 2013 by entrepreneurs Amit Regev and Yariv Bash, who is also a co-founder of Israeli non-profit organization SpaceIL, which set out to land the first Israeli spacecraft on the moon in 2019.
Flytrex employs about 50 people and has raised $3 million in funding to date, according to Pitchbook data. Launched in 2011, Aha offers a white-label local marketplace for food, groceries and small products from hundreds of sellers in Iceland, delivered by drone or electric car in 90 minutes or less. CBS' online tech news magazine ZDNet first reported the story on Tuesday.