SpiceJet has airlifted more than 27,000 oxygen concentrators
SpiceJet transported a record 88,802 kg of Covid vaccine shipment between January 12 and April 12, 2021
The airline has carried more than 1.6 lakh tonnes of cargo since March 25, 2020
New Delhi, NFAPost: SpiceXpress, the air cargo arm of SpiceJet, airlifted 9600 oxygen concentrators from Beijing, Wuhan, Nanjing and Hong Kong to Kolkata and Delhi.
The airline deployed its wide-body and narrow-body cargo aircraft for these flights. The move of the company comes at a time when Covid-19 pandemic has devastated the country like anything.
SpiceJet has airlifted more than 27,000 oxygen concentrators from the USA, Hong Kong, Singapore and China so far. These oxygen concentrators have been ordered by SpiceHealth and other organisations.
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.
SpiceJet is India’s favourite airline that has made flying affordable for more Indians than ever before. The airline operates a fleet of Boeing 737s, Bombardier Q-400s & freighters and is the country’s largest regional player operating 63 daily flights under UDAN or the Regional Connectivity Scheme.
The majority of the airline’s fleet offers SpiceMax, the most spacious economy class seating in India.
The airline also operates a dedicated air cargo service under the brand name SpiceXpress offering safe, on-time, efficient and seamless cargo connectivity across India and on international routes.