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SpiceJet Cargo Flights Between Hyderabad – Delhi

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May 11, 2020

MUMBAI:
On May 9, SpiceJet operated 27 cargo flights using its freighter and passenger planes. SpiceJet transported 18 tons of medical and essential supplies from Hyderabad to Delhi. The flight SG7057 arrived in New Delhi today morning.

On May 8, SpiceJet operated 36 cargo flights. SpiceJet is India’s biggest air cargo operator and the only domestic airline which has a dedicated fleet of freighters.

SpiceJet has operated close to 885 cargo flights since the lockdown began carrying more than 6384 tons of cargo — this is more than double of all domestic airlines combined together. Of the 885 cargo flights that SpiceJet operated, 321 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, 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.

On March 29, SpiceJet operated a special flight between Delhi and Jodhpur to facilitate transportation of 136 Indian passengers evacuated from COVID-19 hit Iran to a Government quarantine facility in the city. SpiceJet operated a special charter flight on March 27 from Delhi to Coimbatore on Government’s request and transported a Hazmat suit that is helping local authorities replicate and start local manufacturing.