Thursday, May 07, 2020

SpiceJet adds Cambodia to its int’l cargo network

Mumbai: Low cost carrier SpiceJet added Cambodia to its international cargo network with two freighter flights carrying around 25 tons of critical medical supplies to Phnom Penh on Thursday.

SpiceJet deployed its Boeing 737 freighter aircraft for the assignments and both flights departed for Cambodia from Mumbai airport, said the airline in a press release. Airline will be operating 35 cargo flights on May 7 carrying essential and medical supplies to domestic and international destinations, it said adding that it had transported close to 6000 tons of cargo on 825 flights since nation-wide lockdown began. Of the 825 flights operated, 294 were international cargo flights.

The airline said it had operated special cargo flights to and from Guangzhou, Abu Dhabi, Kuwait, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Bangkok, Colombo, Dubai, Kabul, Myanmar, Sharjah, Male, Kuala Lumpur, Ukraine and a host of other places. Among the important domestic cargo flights operated was the special charter flight on March 27 from Delhi to Coimbatore on government's request, said the airline adding that it transported a Hazmat suit to help local authorities replicate and start local manufacturing.
07/05/20 Manju V/Times of India
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