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SpiceJet airlifts 1100 oxygen concentrators from Singapore
  • SpiceJet has airlifted more than 3700 oxygen concentrators in the last two weeks
  • Had airlifted 1600 oxygen concentrators from the USA & China on April 28
  • SpiceJet transported a record 88,802 kg of Covid vaccine shipment between January 12 and April 12, 2021
  • The airline has carried more than 1.5 lakh tonnes of cargo since March 25, 2020

GURUGRAM, April 30, 2021: SpiceXpress, the air cargo arm of SpiceJet, today airlifted 1100 oxygen concentrators from Singapore to Bengaluru in multiple consignments. The first batch of 550 oxygen concentrators will arrive in Bengaluru at 8.15 pm while the second consignment will arrive later tonight.

SpiceXpress had on April 24 airlifted 800 oxygen concentrators followed by another consignment of 1000 oxygen concentrators on April 28 from Hong Kong, China to Delhi for SpiceHealth for emergency use and distribution across India.

SpiceXpress had used its A340 wide-body cargo plane to airlift the 600 oxygen concentrators from the US while its B737 freighter aircraft is airlifting the concentrators from Singapore.

With a network spanning 63 domestic and 50 international destinations and a fleet of 19 cargo planes, SpiceXpress is capable of flying over 600 tonnes of cargo daily to domestic and international destinations.

Ever since the lockdown began in March 2020, SpiceJet and SpiceXpress have played critical roles and worked relentlessly to ensure that the country’s supply chain remained intact. The airline has helped in the transportation of vital goods, medical supplies and fruits and vegetables to all corners of India and the world.

SpiceJet has transported more than 1.5 lakh tonnes of cargo since March 25, 2020. The airline has also transported a record 88,802 kg of Covid vaccine shipment with a total dosage of 34 million Covid vaccines between January 12 and April 12, 2021.

About SpiceJet Ltd
SpiceJet is India’s favourite airline that has made flying affordable for more Indians than ever before. The airline operates a fleet of Boeing 737s, Bombardier Q-400s & freighters and is the country’s largest regional player operating 63 daily flights under UDAN or the Regional Connectivity Scheme. The majority of the airline’s fleet offers SpiceMax, the most spacious economy class seating in India.

The airline also operates a dedicated air cargo service under the brand name SpiceXpress offering safe, on-time, efficient and seamless cargo connectivity across India and on international routes.