#1 Ethiopian Airlines brings home Indians stranded in Africa
On June 10, Ethiopian Airlines repatriated more then 200 Indians from Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe to New Delhi and Mumbai.
They operated their Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner Aircraft registered as ET-AOP for this mission. The flight operated as ET-8862 on Lusaka (LUN) - Harare (HRE) - Addis Adaba (ADD) - Mumbai (BOM) - Delhi (DEL) sector.
On the morning of June 11, 2020 seventy five repatriants were flown back to Tiruchirapalli from Ethiopia. They were Tamils working in various districts of Ethiopia and Republic of Congo. This was the first time where African repatriates landed in the state of Tamil Nadu.
Also, the longest route to and from Truchi was noted under Ethiopian Airlines for Addis Adaba (ADD) - Truchi (TRZ). Ethiopian Airlines operates their Boeing 737 (ET-ALM) on this route.
#2 SpiceExpress Adds Russia to its List!
SpiceExpress, India's Air Cargo operator, has included Moscow, the capital of Russia to its universal load arrange. The carrier worked its lady payload departure from Hyderabad, India to Moscow supplying 16 tons of pharma supplies. SpiceJet sent its Boeing 737 vessel airplane for this load trip to Domodedovo Airport.
“Moscow is the latest addition to our fast expanding cargo network which spans over 35 international destinations. We have added six new international destinations in the last ten days. Since the lockdown began, SpiceJet has operated more than 2200 cargo flights and has carried around 15,700 tons of cargo.” said Ajay Singh, chairman & managing director, SpiceJet.
SpiceJet has worked uncommon freight trips to and from Abu Dhabi, Almaty, Baghdad, Bahrain, Bangkok, Bishkek, Cambodia, Cairo, Cebu, Colombo, Dhaka, Doha, Dubai, Guangzhou, Ho Chi Minh, Hong Kong, Huangzhou, Incheon, Jakarta, Kabul, Kathmandu, Khartoum, Kyrgyzstan, Kuala Lumpur, Kuwait, Male, Myanmar, Shanghai, Singapore, Sharjah, Sulaymaniyah, Tashkent, Ukraine, and a large group of different destinations. The Airline operates 42 cargo flights daily as of today.