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SpiceJet carries 14 tons of medical supplies from Guangzhou to Delhi

SpiceJet carries 14 tons of medical supplies from Guangzhou to Delhi 1

SpiceJet, the country’s biggest air cargo operator, operated its maiden freighter flight carrying around 14 tons of critical medical essentials including medicines and other medical supplies from Guangzhou, China to Delhi. The aircraft reached Delhi late last night. The consignment also carried protective equipment and COVID-19 related supplies. The airline deployed its Boeing 737 freighter aircraft for the assignment

Ajay Singh, Chairman & Managing Director, SpiceJet, said, “Guangzhou is the latest addition to SpiceJet’s fast expanding international cargo network. Some very important medical supplies were carried in our freighter yesterday. SpiceJet has till date transported over 4750 tons of cargo on more than 651 flights since the nation-wide lockdown began. Of these, 233 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, 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.

Schedule:

Flight Date Flight No. Origin Destination Departure (Local Time) Arrival (Local Time)
29 Apr SG 7067 Kolkata Guangzhou 10:30 16:30
29 Apr SG 7068 Guangzhou Kolkata 18:15 20:20
29 Apr SG 7068 Kolkata Delhi 21:00 23:15
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