Amid the coronavirus-induced lockdown, SpiceJet on Saturday mentioned it operated its maiden freighter flight to Bahrain carrying round 17 tonnes of important medical provides. In a press launch, the funds provider mentioned its B737 freighter plane departed from Mumbai to Bahrain on late Friday evening.
India has been underneath lockdown since March 25 to curb the unfold of coronavirus that has contaminated over 37,000 individuals and killed greater than 1,200 individuals within the nation up to now. All industrial passenger flights have been suspended for the lockdown interval. However, cargo flights and particular flights accredited by the aviation regulator DGCA are allowed to function.
Since the nation-wide lockdown started, SpiceJet mentioned it has transported over 5,100 tonnes of cargo on greater than 710 flights, of which 256 had been worldwide cargo flights.