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SpiceJet launches twice-a-week freighter service from DEL, BOM to Bangkok

April 9, 2021: SpiceXpress, the dedicated cargo arm of SpiceJet, has launched twice-a-week scheduled cargo flights with its Boeing 737-800F aircraft connecting Mumbai and Delhi with Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport in Thailand.

In addition to Bangkok, SpiceJet operates scheduled cargo flights to Singapore, Hong Kong and Bangladesh.
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In addition to Bangkok, SpiceJet operates scheduled cargo flights to Singapore, Hong Kong and Bangladesh.

April 9, 2021: SpiceXpress, the dedicated cargo arm of SpiceJet, has launched twice-a-week scheduled cargo flights with its Boeing 737-800F aircraft connecting Mumbai and Delhi with Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport in Thailand.

The first flight carrying eight tonnes of cargo operated today. In addition to Bangkok, SpiceJet operates scheduled cargo flights to Singapore, Hong Kong and Bangladesh.

These flights will help in regular transportation of auto parts, perishables including fruits, vegetables and seafood, electronic items etc.

Sanjiv Gupta, CEO of SpiceXpress said, “We have been operating cargo flights to Bangkok for a long time and I am delighted that we have commenced scheduled freighter operations to Thailand today. Bangkok is one of the biggest centres of trade, commerce and tourism in Southeast Asia and launching scheduled cargo services between the two countries will help in seamless import and export of essential commodities in these very challenging times.”

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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, SpiceJet and its cargo arm, SpiceXpress, have played a critical role and worked relentlessly to ensure that the country’s supply chain remained intact even during the pandemic. The airline has helped in the transportation of vital goods and medical supplies to all corners of India and the world. SpiceJet has operated close to 17,000 cargo flights since the lockdown began and carried around 1,43,766 tonnes of cargo.

To ensure seamless delivery of the Covid-19 vaccine both within and outside the country, SpiceJet has tied up with multiple partners including Brussels Airport, GMR Hyderabad Air Cargo (GHAC), Adani Ahmedabad International Airport among others. The airline has also tied up with global leaders in cold chain solutions offering active and passive packaging and has the capability to transport extremely sensitive drugs and vaccines in controlled temperatures ranging from -40°c to +25°c.

Flight schedule

Flight No.

Origin

Destination

Departure

Arrival

Frequency

SG 7135

Mumbai

Bangkok

21:25

3:00

Wednesday

SG 7136

Bangkok

Mumbai

4:00

7:10

Thursday

SG 7129

Delhi

Bangkok

21:20

3:00

Thursday

SG 7130

Bangkok

Delhi

4:00

7:10

Friday

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