Friday, September 25, 2015

SpiceJet plans domestic freighter service

Mumbai: SpiceJet is exploring dedicated cargo operations to tap the growing e-commerce business in India.

The airline operates 36 planes which includes a mix of Boeing 737s , Bombardier Q-400s and Airbus A319 passenger aircraft and like other domestic airlines it carries cargo in the belly space of these aircraft.

SpiceJet, however, is yet to finalise the aircraft for a freighter service and its planning is in a preliminary stage.

"A lot of ideas are being considered but there is nothing more to say at this point," SpiceJet's chief operating officer Sanjiv Kapoor said in a response to a query.

Sources said SpiceJet's cargo uplift and yields have improved as a result of growth in the domestic e-commerce business.
25/09/15 Aneesh Phadnis/Business Standard
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