Amazon asks FAA for permission to fly drones
NEW YORK (AP) Amazon is asking the Federal Aviation Administration permission to use drones as part of its plan to deliver packages to customers in 30 minutes or less.
The news sent Amazon's shares up nearly 5 percent in midday trading.
The online retailer created a media frenzy in December when it outlined a plan on CBS' "60 Minutes" to deliver packages with self guided aircrafts that seemed straight out of science fiction.
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"We're continuing Apotheek Viagra Bestellen to work with the FAA to meet Congress's goal of getting drones flying commercially in America safely and soon," said Paul Misener, Amazon's vice president of global public policy, in a statement. "We want to do more research and development close to home."