Our proven BVLOS (Beyond Visual Line of Sight) expertise & commitment to manned aviation standards make us an ideal long-term delivery partner.
Vanuatu is an archipelago of 83 islands separated over 1600km, facing considerable vaccine supply chain logistical and access challenges.
Martek Aviation have been selected by UNICEF and the Vanuatu Government to demonstrate their capability for vaccine delivery via UAS.
Reduced shipping and operational costs are a distinct advantage of drone delivery services. For the Vanuatu Government, remote access is an additional benefit in this challenging environment.
The drone delivery trial will provide the opportunity to explore and understand the wider application and potential of UAVs in the Pacific region in the long term.
Find out more about our work with UNICEF
If a crew member falls ill, emergency medical care and repatriation can cost thousands. Drone deliveries can be hugely beneficial when it comes to getting specific medicines or other supplies to those in need.
When combined with an up-to-date telemedicine system, deliveries via unmanned aircraft can help you to ensure that your crew have access to top-notch healthcare services without even having to return to port.