United Parcel Service News

UPS Seeks Airline-Type Status for Long-Distance Drone Deliveries

United Parcel Service Inc. is seeking approval to operate delivery drones under the same rules as a private jet service, unlocking the potential to carry health-care packages over long distances between hospitals. The company is working with the U.S. Federal …

Amazon Unveils Futuristic Helicopter-Plane Hybrid Drone for Deliveries

Amazon.com Inc. has unveiled a revolutionary new drone — part helicopter and part science-fiction aircraft — that the company expects to use for test deliveries of toothpaste and other household goods starting within months. The new device takes off vertically, …

Pilots’ Fatigue Cited in Probe of Fatal UPS Plane Crash

Fatigued United Parcel Service Inc. pilots committed multiple errors before their airplane slammed into a hillside last year in Alabama, investigators said. An improper landing approach was deemed today to be the cause of the crash as a National Transportation …