Thursday, October 18, 2018

SpiceJet's air cargo unit SpiceXpress looks to increase capacity, reach

SpiceXpress, the air freight unit of SpiceJet, has charted an ambitious expansion plan that includes increasing its capacity, and taking its services to more destinations within India and overseas.

The freight carrier was launched in September, and started off with operations on the Delhi-Bengaluru-Delhi route.

SpiceXpress plans to increase its monthly freight carrying capacity from 15,000 tonne per month to 27,000 tonne, by the end of 2018. It also plans to further increase its capacity to 90,000 tonne by the end of 2022.

In terms of destinations, the company is looking to take its services to nearly 10 more locations in India and overseas. These include Mumbai, Kolkata and Guwahati in India, and Dubai, Kabul, Dhaka and Singapore.

The company aims to eventually service up to 150 destinations in India, Asia and Europe by 2022.
17/10/18 Prince Mathews Thomas/moneycontrol.com

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