SpiceXpress, the air cargo arm of SpiceJet, on Friday announced that it has 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, the airlines said in a release.
SpiceXpress had on April 24 airlifted 800 oxygen concentrators followed by another consignment of 1000 oxygen concentrators on April 28 from Hong Kong to Delhi. These oxygen concentrators had been ordered by 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.
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.