Kolkata, May 12: SpiceJet has added the Philippines to its international cargo network. The airline operated its maiden freighter flight carrying 17 tons of critical medical and essential supplies from Kolkata to Cebu today.
The airline deployed its Boeing 737 freighter aircraft for the assignment which departed for Cebu from Kolkata’s Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International airport early this morning. Ajay Singh, Chairman & Managing Director, SpiceJet, said, “SpiceJet is aggressively expanding its international cargo network transporting essential and medical supplies in this global war against COVID-19. The Philippines is the latest addition to our cargo network in Southeast Asia.
" " Today, we are operating 64 cargo flights and these include flights to multiple international destinations. SpiceJet remains firmly committed towards ensuring that vital trade routes between India and other countries remain intact. ” Till date, SpiceJet has transported close to 6750 tonnes of cargo on more than 950 flights since the nation-wide lockdown began.