- The Federal Aviation Administration granted permission for Amazon to begin delivery drone operations.
- Amazon Prime Air has existed since 2013 and began testing deliveries in June 2019.
- The goal of the program is to deliver certain items by drone in under 30 minutes.
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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) granted Amazon permission to fly its fleet of Prime Air drones. An FAA spokesperson confirmed the ruling to Business Insider, stating that the retail giant got an air carrier certificate allowing "unmanned aircraft systems," on August 29.
The Prime Air drone project began in 2013, and last Junethe FAA granted permission for Amazon to test drones in the US. "We will continue to develop and refine our technology to fully integrate delivery …