World-First: Trick Or Treat Takes to the Skies with Manna Drone Delivery
In a world-first, Manna Drone Delivery, Europe's largest and most-advanced drone delivery operator, took trick or treating to new heights - delivering candy to families in North Texas by drone.
Given the incredibly wet weather the Dallas/Fort Worth area has been experiencing, kids stayed dry and still participated in the Halloween festivities.
Trick or treating kicked-off Manna Drone Delivery’s first US operations – where residents of Pecan Square by Hillwood Communities had the opportunity to order a range of food and beverages from both national and local retailers - including a wide selection of Halloween chocolates and candies.
Andrew Patton, Head of US for Manna Drone Delivery said: "After over four years of operations and over 150,000 flights logged in Europe, we are excited to be touching down in the United States to offer the residents of Dallas/Fort Worth a lightning-quick and sustainable home delivery service.
"We are taking Halloween to new heights, with a fun new way for kids to trick or treat - especially when the weather isn't very Halloween compatible!"
"We're excited to see Manna commercialize drone delivery in the US at the AllianceTexas Mobility Innovation Zone, bringing an innovative last-mile delivery solution to Pecan Square residents," said Christopher Ash, senior vice president of aviation business development for Hillwood.
Manna is also partnering with the Tarrant Area Food Bank, which serves nearly 1 million meals a week to residents in North Texas, by making a donation for every flight conducted this year.
Service will be available on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays to members of the Pecan Square community.