Kolkata: SpiceXpress, the air cargo arm of SpiceJet, today airlifted 1100 oxygen concentrators and other Covid-related medical equipment from Nanjing, China to New Delhi.
The airline used its A330 wide-body aircraft to airlift the concentrators from Nanjing.
The airline has airlifted more than 11050 oxygen concentrators from the USA, Hong Kong, Singapore and China so far. These oxygen concentrators have been ordered by SpiceHealth and other organizations, a SpiceXpress official here on Thursday said.
SpiceHealth, a healthcare company launched by the promoters of SpiceJet, has been working actively with state governments and hospitals across the country to address the issue of acute shortage of oxygen.
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 1.6 lakh tonnes of cargo since March 25, 2020. The airline has 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.