Up close of a stored SpiceJet 737 MAX at Paine Field following the global grounding of the aircraft earlier this year. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Katie Bailey)

Astral Aviation, SpiceXpress Announce Interline Agreement

The pandemic has revealed shortcomings in global supply chains and forced businesses to make logistical solutions a greater and a more strategic investment. With this, Astral Aviation Limited and SpiceXpress - the air cargo arm of Spicejet - have signed a pioneering interline cargo agreement connecting the networks of the two companies. This new partnership will give a major boost to cargo traffic between the Indian sub-continent and Africa, providing a more affordable avenue for shipping, including general cargo, courier…

Astral Aviation Prepared to Distribute COVID-19 Vaccine Within Africa

Weeks after taking delivery of a Boeing 767-200 freighter from the Air Transport Services Group (ATSG) with a five-year lease, Nairobi-based cargo airline Astral Aviation now says it is ready for the distribution of recently discovered COVID-19 vaccines during its forthcoming distribution across its scheduled network of 15 destinations within…