Domino's delivers pizza to Glastonbury festivalgoers in 'world first'

The suits, which are worth hundreds of thousands each, were customised for Domino’s

Domino’s delivers pizza to Glastonbury festivalgoers in ‘world first’ as Elton John set to play Domino's

Domino’s are trialling a ‘world first’ jet suit pizza delivery to festival goers at Glastonbury

A delivery driver-turned-pilot took off from the pizza chain’s Glastonbury store on Wednesday, and flew over fields carrying pizzas and sides in a custom made, jet suit delivery box.

Domino’s launched the trial partnering with jet suit giants, Gravity Industries, to coincide with the town opening its doors for this year’s festival, which sees the original ‘rocketman’, Elton John, headline on Sunday.

The suits, which are worth hundreds of thousands each, were customised for Domino’s

Sam Wilson, Domino’s jet suit deployment director said: “When we realised pitching up to serve slices inside the festival was impossible, we took inspiration from this years’ headliner to launch our own rapid delivery trial – it was a bit of a no brainer.

“Every year we see huge numbers of random requests from festival goers trying to sneak pizza into the party, so this year we wanted to take a giant step towards and trial our very own rocket man service to help hungry campers get a slice of sky-high satisfaction in the future”.

On whether or not the new delivery service is the beginning of a nationwide rocket-powered fleet, the Domino’s spokesperson added: “All we can say at this stage is that the idea has legs…or wings…or jets.” 

Footage of the ‘Domino’s Jet Suit Delivered Pizza’ first appeared on Tuesday when witnesses saw the pilot hovering around the Glastonbury store wearing the iconic Domino’s delivery suit, helmet and a customised jetpack.

After the delivery pilot popped two pizzas into a custom delivery box mounted on top of the jet suit, he slipped his hands into the jet-engine powered arm mounts and blasted off, before soaring over the fields of Glastonbury, and handed over pizzas to fuel hungry campers before orbiting back to the store.

A spokesperson at Gravity Industries added: “Keeping pizza piping hot using the jet suit is definitely an unusual utilisation of our tech and pizza isn’t in our normal flight plan, but being able to exceed the average delivery time by flying through the Somerset fields and feed campers with the pizza delivery experts certainty shows the future of a fast delivery service.”

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