Flapz and ORKID Announce Alliance Focused on Innovation in Air Transport

1 jun 2022

The startups Flapz and ORKID will join forces in order to promote innovative mobility and air transport solutions based on autonomous drone technology and digital platforms.

The startups Flapz and ORKID will join forces in order to promote innovative mobility and air transport solutions based on autonomous drone technology and digital platforms.

In this way, companies will connect in technology with a collaborative model in which ORKID will develop special drone cargo transport solutions, while Flapz will amplify audiences and growth opportunities with the Marketplace model.

In this regard, Jairo Ochoa, Chief Commercial Officer of Flapz, commented: “ORKID and Flapz are two companies that connect in technology, innovation and air mobility. That is why we have decided to advance in an alliance that will allow both companies to grow while we revolutionize the air mobility market in the region. Thanks to this, our clients will be able to count on transport solutions through drones, accessing them in an easy way and in almost real time.”

For his part, Santiago Pinzón, CEO and Co-founder of ORKID, commented: “This alliance is critical for the development of the ecosystem and the adaptation of new technologies for and benefit of the physical connectivity that not only Colombia but Latin America requires. ORKID's point-to-point B2B rush delivery service with autonomous aerial cargo drones in partnership with Flapz's Aviation Marketplace will bring enormous benefit to instant logistics in the region. “

About Flapz

FLAPZ is revolutionizing the access and digital transformation of the private aviation ecosystem in Latin America. With a business model led by disruptive technology, its Marketplace connects, in near real time, passengers and companies with dozens of certified regional operators for a safe and seamless flight and booking experience. With more than 350 certified aircraft available in its Latin American Marketplace. For more information visit: https://www.flapz.app/

About ORKID

ORKID is a drone delivery startup founded as a solution to the complicated topography, low road density, and traffic issues that affect middle-mile and last-mile supply chains around the world. ORKID will enable companies to deliver cargo faster and more cost-effectively using autonomous air cargo drones. We work as an airline with the best operational safety standards in its class. For more information visit: https://www.orkid.tech/