SpiceJet connects Vizag to Surat, Kolkata and Chennai

SpiceJet has launched a dedicated cargo flights from Vizag to Surat, Kolkata and Chennai. The cargo flights will be a boon to exporters, particularly those into seafood, as it can save on time considering that the products are mostly perishable. The freighter SG7051 will operate thrice a week, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and the second freighter SG7051 for Kolkata will run on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.
On an average over eight tonnes of seafood is exported from Vizag to other states, either by road or train, which are time-consuming modes and the delays have hit the exporters heavily. Raja Kishore, Director, Vizag Airport expressed optimism that seafood exports will achieve new hights. “Both domestic and international air cargo from Vizag has been registering an increase in the last four years,” he added.