Tuesday, January 19, 2021

SpiceJet transports 4.1 tonnes of vaccine from Pune to 5 cities on Tuesday

New Delhi: SpiceJet said on Tuesday it transported 122 boxes of COVID-19 vaccine, weighing total 4.1 tonnes, from Pune to five cities across India.

This was the second round of COVID-19 vaccine transportation flights operated by SpiceJet, said the airline's spokesperson in a statement.

The first round took place on January 12 and 13.

"On January 19, 2021, SpiceJet shipped 122 boxes of Covid-19 vaccine weighing 4.1 tonnes from Pune to Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Bhubaneswar, Patna and Leh," the spokesperson mentioned.

SpiceJet carried 38 boxes of vaccine to Patna, 35 boxes to Vijayawada, 30 to Hyderabad, 28 to Bhubaneswar and one box to Leh from Pune via Delhi which will reach the capital of Ladakh on Wednesday, the spokesperson said.

India started movement of coronavirus vaccine on January 12 and the vaccination drive commenced on January 16.

19/01/21 PTI/Business Standard

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