SpiceXpress, the air cargo arm of SpiceJet, airlifted 1800 oxygen concentrators and Covid relief material today from Hong Kong and Nanjing, China to Delhi and Mumbai respectively. The airline deployed its wide-body cargo aircraft for the two flights.
The airline has airlifted more than 15,750 oxygen concentrators from the USA, Hong Kong, Singapore and China so far. These oxygen concentrators have been ordered by SpiceHealth and other organizations. SpiceHealth, a healthcare company launched by the promoters of SpiceJet, has been working actively with state governments and hospitals across the country to address the issue of acute shortage of oxygen.
With a network spanning 63 domestic and 50 international destinations and a fleet of 19 cargo planes, SpiceXpress is capable of flying over 600 tonnes of cargo daily to domestic and international destinations.
SpiceJet has transported more than 1.6 lakh tonnes of cargo since March 25, 2020. The airline has transported a record 88,802 kg of Covid vaccine shipment with a total dosage of 34 million Covid vaccines between January 12 and April 12, 2021.