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Need a bite at Seattle-Tacoma airport? A robot will now deliver food to you at your gate


You don't have to leave your gate or get in line to order food at the airport anymore, thanks to "Gita," the robot that delivers.

Airline passengers can now order from McDonald's and other restaurants at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport by using the online food delivery service Order SEA. For a $2.99 fee, Gita, the robot on wheels, escorted by a human, will deliver your meal to your gate.

Gita can store up to 40 pounds of food, but if she gets overwhelmed, your meal will be delivered by a human courier instead. But if demand is high, airport officials said there might be a fleet of robot couriers roaming the terminals in the future.

Airline passengers with a mobile phone or laptop can get sandwiches, coffee and other food delivered from 15 terminal restaurants such as Trail Head BBQ, Rel'Lish Burger Lounge, Capitol Hill Food Hall ...


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