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SpiceJet ties-up with Ahmedabad Airport for Covid vaccine delivery 

January 19, 2021: With the launch of the biggest vaccination drive in India in the fight against Covid-19 pandemic, SpiceJet signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Adani Ahmedabad International Airport (AAIAL) which operates Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport to provide seamless transportation of Covid-19 vaccine.

AAIAL will handle the acceptance, warehousing of Covid-19 vaccines and provide the temperature-controlled facility, plug points in the warehouse and airside and maintain the cold chain from acceptance to the airside.
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AAIAL will handle the acceptance, warehousing of Covid-19 vaccines and provide the temperature-controlled facility, plug points in the warehouse and airside and maintain the cold chain from acceptance to the airside.

January 19, 2021: With the launch of the biggest vaccination drive in India in the fight against Covid-19 pandemic, SpiceJet signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Adani Ahmedabad International Airport (AAIAL) which operates Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport to provide seamless transportation of Covid-19 vaccine.

As part of this association, AAIAL will handle the acceptance, warehousing of Covid-19 vaccines and provide the temperature-controlled facility, plug points in the warehouse and airside and maintain the cold chain from acceptance to the airside and vice versa ensuring smooth handling of vaccines.

On the other hand, SpiceJet’s cargo arm, SpiceXpress, will provide rapid and secure transportation of Covid-19 vaccine in India and international markets with the proper temperature-controlled mechanism under the MoU.

Ajay Singh, chairman & managing director, SpiceJet said, “The success of the biggest vaccination drive largely depends upon the transport, storage and distribution of vaccines to every part of the world without any major challenges. At SpiceJet, we are ensuring no stones are left unturned in making this drive a remarkable success and our latest tie-up with Adani Ahmedabad International Airport is another step in that direction which would help in the seamless transportation of the Covid-19 vaccine.”

Behnad Zandi, CEO, Adani Airport Group said, “We are humbled to be part of this vaccination drive by utilising our core competencies in the logistics sector and infusing innovative solutions as cargo terminal operators at SVPI Airport. We are committed to ensuring seamless transportation of vaccines through our terminal.”

As part of its efforts to take up the responsibility of transporting Covid-19 vaccines to every part of the country as well as outside India, SpiceJet has partnered with Brussels Airport, GMR Hyderabad Air Cargo, OM Logistics and Snowman Logistics.

January 19, 2021
Today, SpiceJet shipped 122 boxes of Covid-19 vaccine weighing 4.1 tonnes from Pune to Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Bhubaneswar, Patna and Leh.

SpiceJet carried 38 boxes of Covid-19 vaccine to Patna, 35 boxes to Vijayawada, 30 boxes to Hyderabad, 28 boxes to Bhubaneswar and one box to Leh from Pune via Delhi which will reach Leh on January 20.

This is the second round of Covid-19 vaccine transportation flights operated by SpiceJet. Earlier on January 12, the airline shipped 364 boxes weighing 11 tonnes of nearly four million doses of Covid-19 vaccine from Pune and on January 13 carried 111 boxes weighing 3.5 tonnes of Covid-19 vaccine from Mumbai, Pune and Hyderabad to a host of cities across India.

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