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SpiceJet operates first long-haul cargo flight to Frankfurt from Delhi

August 27, 2020: SpiceJet today operated its first-ever long-haul cargo flight from Delhi to Frankfurt using its wide-body Airbus A340 aircraft with 45 tonnes of cargo supplies.

The flight departed from New Delhi at 00.52 AM (local time) today and reached Frankfurt at 06.44 AM (local time).
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The flight departed from New Delhi at 00.52 AM (local time) today and reached Frankfurt at 06.44 AM (local time).

August 27, 2020: SpiceJet today operated its first-ever long-haul cargo flight from Delhi to Frankfurt using its wide-body Airbus A340 aircraft with 45 tonnes of cargo supplies.

The flight departed from New Delhi at 00.52 AM (local time) today and reached Frankfurt at 06.44 AM (local time).

Ajay Singh, chairman & managing director, SpiceJet said, “Today, SpiceJet operated its maiden non-stop cargo flight to Europe – a first by an Indian airline. Our first wide-body flight to Frankfurt, the busiest airport in Germany, carried a massive 45 tonnes of cargo. SpiceJet is now regularly operating non-stop cargo flights to Europe, Africa and CIS countries providing the fastest connectivity to Indian businesses, farmers, pharma companies to the rest of the world.”

The airline has operated over 6061 cargo flights and transported over 33,297 tonnes of cargo – this is more than double of all domestic airlines combined together – carrying medicines and medical equipment and fruits and vegetables to all corners of India and the world since March 25, 2020.

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