SpiceJet, recently operated its maiden charter flight to Georgia flying 176 students from Chennai to Tbilisi. This was followed by its second charter flight to Georgia from Kochi for 174 Indian students on October 11.
SpiceJet’s flight from Chennai departed at 4.10 a.m. IST and reached Tbilisi at 11.55 a.m. (local time). The airline’s second charter flight left Kochi at 3.45 a.m. IST and landed in Georgia at 11.55 a.m. (local time) the same day.
Debashis Saha, Vice President, Regulatory and Government Affairs, SpiceJet, said, “SpiceJet is proud to operate its maiden charter flight to Georgia carrying Indian students. It gives us immense joy to help students in any manner possible and this is another example of our commitment to stand beside our fellow citizens during these tough times. We will continue our efforts in helping more Indians and foreign nationals in the days to come.”
SpiceJet has played a key role in repatriating Indians and foreign nationals during these pandemic times. The airline has repatriated over 1.6 lakh stranded Indian and foreign nationals to and from countries such as UK, Italy, Canada, Philippines, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Netherlands, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Qatar, Lebanon, Bangladesh, Maldives, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and Sri Lanka.
The airline has operated more than 8,200 cargo flights and transported over 60,000 tons of cargo – carrying medicines and medical equipment and fruits and vegetables to all corners of India and the world since March 25, 2020.