Drone delivery service developed by UAE company breaks Guiness World Records

Dec 2, 2021: UAE smart mobility solutions company BARQ EV has broken two Guinness World Records, according to the WAM news agency.

BARQ EV broke the record for the longest drone flight for delivery service at 13,584 km and the longest non-stop return flight for drones at 18,065 km, one of the longest distances for drones.

BARQ EV is the first licensed drone delivery service provider in the UAE.

Ahmad Al Mazrui and Abdullah Abu Sheikh, founders of BARQ EV, said, “We are at the very nascent stage of the company, and we have already broken two Guinness World Records. It is an extremely proud moment for all of us. This achievement is a testimony to our readiness to launch the drone delivery service in the country.”

Al-Mazroui and Abu Sheikh pointed to the latest global trend of promoting innovative services in the field of transportation and logistics, which is the fourth most funded industry in the MENA region and record 122% growth in 2021.

“BARQ EV is expected to achieve remarkable success in the transportation and logistics sector in the region due to its unique services,” they added.

The BARQ EV will be launched in early 2022, backed by three ambitious entrepreneurs in the field of cutting-edge technology. The company is headed by three dynamic individuals who have made great strides in the field of technology and investment. Inclusing CEO and Co-Founder Abdallah Abu Sheikh, a serial entrepreneur armed with the experience of developing and launching technology projects in the region, who launched Rizek – a service marketplace in the UAE and Egypt.

Also, Ahmed Al Mazrouei, technology investor in the UAE, has worked in the Abu Dhabi Investment Council and as Director of Al Mazoon Investments.

Finally, Mazen Al-Jubeir, an early investor in technology projects, has made successful investments in the mobility sector with Careem & Mrsool to meet the increasing demand for efficient and effective operations that provide safe, convenient and more advanced methods of operation.

The three entrepreneurs aim to make the transport and logistics sector more sustainable through sustainable, environmentally friendly complexes and to achieve the company’s vision of supporting service providers to achieve economic success based on providing innovative integrated solutions and charting a new path for service providers by implementing a comprehensive system focused on smart solutions.

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