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SpiceJet ties up with GMR Hyderabad Air Cargo for storage, delivery of COVID-19 vaccine

SpiceJet ties up with GMR Hyderabad Air Cargo for storage, delivery of COVID-19 vaccine
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Hyderabad, Dec 24 (PTI) Low cost carrier SpiceJet on

Thursdayannounced that it has signed an MoU with GMR

Hyderabad Air Cargo (GHAC), a GMR group company,for providing

a seamless service to all vaccine manufacturers in the region.

As part of this association, SpiceXpress the cargo arm

of SpiceJet envisions to provide efficient, speedy and

reliable solutions for vaccine delivery, while also creating a

sustainable cold chain network.

SpiceXpress aims to provide the first mile pick up and

last mile delivery to carry COVID19 vaccines across the

domestic and international markets in a temperature controlled

environment, a press release from the airlines said.

Under the MoU, GHAC shall provide available required

space on priority for SpiceJet''s vaccine shipments besides

training its personnel along with the airline for specific

customer requirements.

SpiceJet on its part will keep a dedicated fleet of

freighters including wide-body aircraft at Hyderabad airport

to handle all domestic and international consignments.

Chairman and Managing Director of SpiceJet, Ajay Singh

said, "Delivering Covid-19 vaccines safely not just within

India but across the globe is a task we are fully committed

to.

With strong partners and our capability to transport

extremely sensitive drugs and vaccines in controlled

temperatures of up to -40c, we feel that we are fully

prepared to assist in the biggest vaccination drive in the

history of mankind."

With a network spanning 54 domestic and 45 international

destinations and a fleet of 17 cargo planes, SpiceXpress is

capable of flying over 500 tonnes of cargo per day to both

domestic and a wide list of international destinations.

The airline has also tied up with global leaders in cold

chain solutions offering active and passive packaging with

dedicated equipment to perform seamless cold chain operations.

PTI GDK

ROH ROH


Disclaimer :- This story has not been edited by Outlook staff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: PTI

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