SpiceJet’s cargo network grows rapidly; Sulaymaniyah, Almaty, Doha now in the list of destinations


India’s biggest air cargo operator, SpiceJet has added Sulaymaniyah (Kazakhstan), Almaty (Iraq), and Doha (Qatar) to its international cargo network.

The airline on Monday operated two cargo flights from Mumbai to Doha carrying over 20 tonnes of pharma, perishables and cargo supplies. The airline also transported more than 14 tonnes of pharma and cargo supplies to Almaty from Delhi and 17 tonnes of cargo and relief goods to Sulaymaniyah from Sharjah. For all of these operations, the airline deployed its Boeing 737 freighter aircraft.

“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,” said SpiceJet Chairman & Managing Director Ajay Singh.

Since the nation-wide lockdown began, SpiceJet has transported over 15,200 tonnes of cargo on more than 2160 flights.

The airline 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, Ukraine, and a host of other places.

SpiceJet’s dedicated cargo arm, SpiceXpress has been regularly transporting surgical supplies, sanitisers, and face masks, amongst others.


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