Amazon Gets FAA Approval to Test Drone Deliveries

The ecommerce giant is one step closer to 30-minute deliveries

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In terms of regulatory approvals for drones, Amazon is finally on par with UPS and Wing Aviation. Amazon

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued Amazon Prime Air a Part 135 air carrier certificate for using unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), clearing a big regulatory hurdle toward drone deliveries for commercial packages.

@lisalacy Lisa Lacy is Adweek's Commerce Editor.