SpiceJet transported 16 tons of fresh fruits and vegetables from Kozhikode to Muscat. The flight SG7195 arrived in Muscat early today morning.
SpiceJet transported around 4.5 tons of medical supplies including masks, medical goggles, thermometers and medicines from Delhi to Kolkata. The flight SG7047 arrived in Kolkata early today morning.
SpiceJet is India’s biggest air cargo operator and the only domestic airline which has a dedicated fleet of freighters. In its continuous efforts to mitigate the shortage and supply disruption of essential supplies and medical equipment, SpiceJet has till date transported over 5817 tons of cargo on more than 796 flights since the nation-wide lockdown began. Of the 796 flights operated, 290 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, Kabul, Myanmar, Sharjah, Male, Kuala Lumpur, Guangzhou, Bahrain, Ukraine and a host of other places.
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. On May 5, SpiceJet operated 14 freighter flights and 12 cargo-on-seat flights using passenger planes.