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SpiceJet adds Sulaymaniyah, Almaty, Doha to global cargo network

Mumbai, June 8 Our Bureau | Updated on June 08, 2020 Published on June 08, 2020

Air cargo operator SpiceJet has added Sulaymaniyah, Almaty and Doha to its international cargo network.

The airline today operated two cargo flights from Mumbai to Doha carrying over 20 tonne of pharmaceuticals, perishables and cargo supplies.

SpiceJet carried over 14 tonne of pharmaceuticals and cargo supplies to Almaty from Delhi while it carried around 17 tonne of cargo and relief goods to Sulaymaniyah from Sharjah. For all these flights, the airline deployed Boeing 737 freighter aircraft, the company said in a statement.

The airline has transported over 15,200 tonne of cargo on more than 2,160 flights since the nation-wide lockdown began.

“With Almaty, Sulaymaniyah and Doha we have further expanded our fast growing cargo network in the Middle East and CIS boosting the supply chain in these unprecedented times,” Ajay Singh, Chairman & Managing Director at SpiceJet, said.

SpiceJet has operated special cargo flights to and from Abu Dhabi, Baghdad, Bahrain, Bangkok, Bishkek, Cambodia, Cairo, Cebu, Colombo, Dhaka, Dubai, Guangzhou, Ho Chi Minh, Hong Kong, Huangzhou, Incheon, Jakarta, Kabul, Kathmandu, Khartoum, Kyrgyzstan, Kuala Lumpur, Kuwait, Male, Myanmar, Shanghai, Singapore, Sharjah, Tashkent and Ukraine among others.

SpiceJet operated the country’s first cargo-on-seat flight on April 7 carrying vital supplies in passenger cabin and belly space. Since then, the airline has been regularly deploying its B737 and Q400 passenger aircraft to carry cargo in the passenger cabin.

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Published on June 08, 2020
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