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SpiceXpress adds its first Boeing 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter

Boeing has made this announcement:

SpiceXpress, SpiceJet’s cargo division, has taken delivery of its first Boeing 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter (BCF) as the India-based carrier expands its air cargo operation to better serve one of the world’s most populated regions and offer new route options.

The standard-body freighter, which is the first 737-800BCF to be operated in South Asia, is on lease from NGF Alpha Limited, a division of Spectre Cargo Solutions.

The 737-800BCF entered service last year and its order book has grown quickly to 120 orders and commitments. The program has ramped up production – with output set to more than double to 17 units in 2019 – to meet the customer demand.

SpiceXpress, the dedicated air cargo arm of SpiceJet has nine scheduled departures six days a week to Hong Kong from Delhi, Kolkata and Guwahati and one domestic rotation connecting Hyderabad, Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Chennai. SpiceXpress has also operated numerous charter services to international destinations such as Sharjah, Ras Al Khaimah, Teheran, Sulaimaniyah (Iraq), Bosaso (Somalia) & Hargeisa (Somali Land) besides helping transport relief material to Bhubaneshwar during Cyclone Fani.

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SpiceJet adds its first Boeing 737-700 freighter to its “SpiceXpress” fleet

SpiceJet has added its first freighter aircraft into the “SpiceXpress” fleet.

The pictured Boeing 737-75C (F) VT-SFB (msn 29042, ex B-2998) is named “Bolt” and was delivered on August 29, 2018 after freighter conversion.

The company is planning to expand its freighter fleet to 20 aircraft by 2022.

The division of SpiceJet explains its operations:

SpiceJet is proud to present SPICEEXPRESS-The Door to Door cargo service.

This is first time in India that an Airline has been attributed with integrated Logistics solutions. We are here to cater to your various needs for delivering goods effectively at your doorsteps. Being a leading Airline brand, we have access to unparalleled infrastructure and logistics. Therefore, we use our connectivity, resources and fleet effectively and efficiently to deliver your consignment at the door steps of your choice.

It’s our prime concern to take care of your business needs and therefore we are committed to delivering your shipment within your stipulated time frame.

Also, given our airline lineage, we have our own full- fledged security system in place to ensure maximum safety and security of your consignment.

Photo: SpiceJet.