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SpiceJet gifts 3000 face shields to Delhi Police

GURUGRAM, June 12, 2020: SpiceJet, the country’s favourite airline and the biggest air cargo operator, has gifted 3000 ‘face shields’ to the Delhi Police. These face shields are an effective gear to protect frontline police personnel involved in field duties in COVID-19 affected areas and are manufactured by SpiceJet Merchandise, a fully-owned subsidiary of SpiceJet.

The face shields were handed over to Shri. SN Srivastava, the Delhi Police Commissioner, by SpiceJet CMD Ajay Singh. The face shields will be used by the frontline police personnel who are working tirelessly through the extreme conditions to ensure people observe social distancing and other government protocols.

Ajay Singh, Chairman & Managing Director, SpiceJet, said, “SpiceJet is extremely proud of the fearless corona warriors of Delhi Police who have worked day and night to ensure our safety and security in these most difficult times. They are our real heroes and we hope this some contribution from us helps provide an upgraded layer of safety as they perform their duties tirelessly.”

Earlier on May 30, SpiceJet had gifted 1000 face shields to the Gurugram Police. On May 2, SpiceJet had gifted 400 face shields for frontline police personnel of Gurugram and Rewari Police.

SpiceJet has been at the forefront to ensure that the country’s supply chain remains intact and that crucial medical and other supplies are transported timely and efficiently by its dedicated fleet of freighters and passenger aircraft during and after the lockdown. Since the nation-wide lockdown began, it has transported over 16,365 tons of cargo on more than 2308 flights of which 850 were international cargo flights.

SpiceXpress, SpiceJet’s dedicated cargo arm, has been regularly transporting surgical supplies, sanitizers, face masks, coronavirus rapid test kits, IR thermometers etc. and providing doorstep deliveries of essential supplies, medicines and medical equipment to various cities in India. The airline has helped Indian farmers maintain continuity of their supply chains by operating special cargo flights to take farm produce, fresh fruits and vegetables to various domestic and international destinations.