SpiceJet, has been honoured with a rating of an official ‘Four Star Low Cost Carrier 2021’ by The Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX), based on independently verified, validated and certified airline passenger ratings after flights, the airline said on Monday.
SpiceJet Gets Four Star Tag
APEX is a global non-profit and one of the world’s largest international airline associations. Over the past year, APEX certified nearly one million flights rated by passengers across more than 600 airlines from around the world. The APEX Official Airline Ratings™ stands as the only airline rating program based solely on independently verified passenger feedback.
Airlines were honored at the APEX Award Ceremony during FTE APEX Virtual Expo on December 9. The awards were conducted by the International Flight Services Association (IFSA) and Future Travel Experience (FTE).
Ajay Singh, Chairman and Managing Director, SpiceJet said, “SpiceJet is honoured to receive this recognition and I am extremely thankful to all our passengers for the love and recognition we have received from them in such challenging times. This award belongs to each and every SpiceJetter who has worked relentlessly and selflessly during these very difficult times.”
SpiceJet: Highest Passenger Load
SpiceJet continues to be ‘India’s favourite Airline’, consistently recording the highest passenger load factor amongst all airlines in the country.
SpiceJet in a release claimed it had made flying affordable for more Indians than ever before. The airline operates a fleet of Boeing 737s, Bombardier Q-400s and freighters and is the country’s largest regional player operating 59 daily flights under UDAN or the Regional Connectivity Scheme. The majority of the airline’s fleet offers SpiceMax, the most spacious economy class seating in India.
The airline also operates a dedicated air cargo service under the brand name SpiceXpress offering safe, on-time, efficient and seamless cargo connectivity across India and on international routes.
Meanwhile, MyLogistics Gurukul said on Monday that it was providing online training to more than 500 employees of SpiceJet’s cargo arm SpiceXpress on cold chain vaccine handling.
The Delhi-based training academy stated in the release that it is providing online training “over 2 days, 4 hours daily per batch of about 25 participants”.
Pfizer, Bharat Biotech and Serum Institute have currently applied with the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) for emergency authorisation of their COVID-19 vaccines in the country.
Oxford-AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine can be available in the country as early as the first half of next year, AstraZeneca Country President Gagandeep Singh had said last Saturday.
MyLogistics Gurukul and Spicejet have come together to ensure each aspect of vaccine handling is taught to more than 500 employees of SpiceXpress that will handle the vaccine when it comes out, the release said.