SpiceJet operates maiden freighter flights to Indonesia, Nepal

Our Bureau Mumbai | Updated on May 27, 2020 Published on May 27, 2020

SpiceJet has added Indonesia and Nepal to its international cargo network by operating maiden flights carrying supplies to Jakarta in Indonesia and essential medical supplies to Kathmandu in Nepal.

The flights were operated from Mumbai. SpiceJet deployed Boeing 737 freighter aircraft for both the assignments, the airline said in a statement.

SpiceJet is operating 34 cargo flights today. The airline has transported 11,500 tonne of cargo on 1,632 flights since the nation-wide lockdown began.

SpiceJet has operated special cargo flights to and from Sudan, Khartoum, Incheon, Cebu, Huangzhou, Tashkent, Baghdad, Cambodia, Guangzhou, 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 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 May 27, 2020
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