Monday, September 10, 2018

SpiceJet to start dedicated air cargo services from September 18

New Delhi: No-frills airline SpiceJet will launch its dedicated air cargo services from September 18.
The carrier, which is working on ambitious business plans, on Monday said it would operate the cargo services under the brand name ‘SpiceXpress’ and has a detailed plan for domestic as well as international routes.
SpiceJet would be the first schedule domestic airline to start dedicated air cargo services in India.
A Boeing 737-700 plane has been inducted as the first freighter aircraft.
The airline will launch SpiceXpress operations on September 18 and the first flight would be from the national capital to Bengaluru, an airline official said.
The aircraft, taken on operating lease, has a capacity for 20 tonnes of cargo, the official added.
“To begin with, the air cargo operations will cover Delhi, Bengaluru, Guwahati, Hong Kong, Kabul and Amritsar,” the airline said in a release.
10/09/18 PTI/The Hindu