SpiceJet operated its maiden cargo flight to Russian capital Moscow from Hyderabad, carrying over 16 tonnes of pharma supplies. The carrier deployed its dedicated SpiceXpress Boeing 737 freighter aircraft for this operation to Moscow Domodedovo Airport.
“Moscow is the latest addition to our fast expanding cargo network which spans over 35 international destinations. We have added six new international destinations in the last ten days,” SpiceJet Chairman & Managing Director Ajay Singh said.
Since the nation-wide lockdown began, SpiceJet has transported over 15,700 tonnes of cargo on more than 2234 flights.
The airline operated special cargo flights to and from Abu Dhabi, Almaty, 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, Sulaymaniyah, Tashkent, Ukraine, and a host of other places.
SpiceJet’s cargo arm, SpiceXpress has been regularly transporting surgical supplies, sanitisers, and face masks, amongst others.