Remote, hard-to-reach communities often lack convenient, regular and affordable access to healthcare facilities. This can be due to the lack of roads. When roads do exist, the lack of local transportation makes reaching remote clinics difficult. When local transportation does exist, it is often too costly to use. In some cases, cargo drones can therefore make all the difference to remote communities. In many cases, however, the use of cargo drones to deliver medical supplies will not be appropriate.
- They avoid surface congestion and delays
- They offer faster and customized delivery
- They enable the low-cost air cargo services and are cheaper to operate
- They improve the market access for remote places