Trick-or-Treating Soars to New Heights

European drone-delivery leader Manna debuts in the United States on Halloween.

October 31, 2023

Europe’s largest drone delivery operator, Manna Drone Delivery, took to the skies in North Texas to take Halloween trick-or-treating to “new heights,” delivering candy to kids. It was a way to announce the debut of Manna in the United States.

"After over four years of operations and over 150,000 flights logged in Europe, we are excited to be touching down in the United States to offer the residents of Dallas/Fort Worth a lightning-quick and sustainable home-delivery service," said Andrew Patton, head of United States for Manna Drone Delivery.

The Halloween festivities served to kick off the companies first U.S. operations. Residents at Pecan Square by Hillwood Communities will have the opportunity to order a range of food and beverages from national and local retailers, including a wide variety of Halloween chocolates and candies.

"We're excited to see Manna commercialize drone delivery in the United States at the AllianceTexas Mobility Innovation Zone, bringing an innovative last-mile delivery solution to Pecan Square residents," said Christopher Ash, senior vice president of aviation business development for Hillwood. "At Hillwood, we are a team collaborating to bring innovative supply chain technologies to North Texas and provide next-level amenities to the communities we reach."

Service will be available weekly on Friday, Saturday and Sunday to members of the Pecan Square community. Select products and sweet treats from popular local retailers Farmhouse Coffee & Treasures and The Touring Chocolatier, as well as some national brands, will be available for purchase.