Desk Correspondent, abptakmaa, Kolkata, 11th June 2020 : In its continuous efforts to mitigate the shortage and supply disruption of essential supplies and medical equipment, SpiceJet has till date transported over 15,028 tons of cargo on more than 2132 flights since the nation-wide lockdown began. Of the 2132 cargo flights that SpiceJet operated, 780 were international cargo flights.
SpiceJet has operated special cargo flights to and from Abu Dhabi, Kuwait, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Bangkok, Colombo, Dubai, Dhaka, Kabul, Myanmar, Sharjah, Male, Kuala Lumpur, Guangzhou, Bahrain, Cambodia, Bahrain, Baghdad, Philippines, Huangzhou, Tashkent, Khartoum, Incheon, Jakarta, Kathmandu, Kyrgyzstan, Egypt, Ukraine and a host of other places carrying vital supplies..
SpiceJet operated the country’s first cargo-on-seat flight on April 7 carrying vital supplies in passenger cabin & belly space. Since then, the airline has been regularly deploying its B737 and Q400 passenger aircraft to carry cargo in the passenger cabin.
SpiceXpress, SpiceJet’s dedicated cargo arm, has been regularly transporting surgical supplies, sanitizers, face masks, coronavirus rapid test kits, IR thermometers etc. and providing doorstep deliveries of essential supplies, medicines and medical equipment to various cities in India. The airline has helped Indian farmers maintain continuity of their supply chains by operating special cargo flights to take farm produce, fresh fruits and vegetables to various domestic and international destinations.
SpiceJet flight SG7373 carried 18 tons of mangoes from Bengaluru to Singapore on June 6
SpiceJet flight SG7968 transported 8 tons of fish, fish seeds and cargo supplies from Chennai to Port Blair on June 6
SpiceJet flight SG 7191 carried around 14 tons of fruits and vegetables from Tiruchirappalli to Singapore on June 6
SpiceJet flight SG 7816 carried around 18 tons of fruits and vegetables from Trivandrum to Maldives on June 6
SpiceJet operated 48 cargo flights on June 6 and is operating 30 cargo flights on June 7. Publicity : Adfactors.