Spicejet partners with Wheeltug PLC for electric taxi-system


One of India’s renowned airline, Spicejet, has tied-up with Wheeltug PLC for reserving 400 production slots for the electric taxi-system. This will enable the airline in saving fuel, reducing CO2 emissions as well as noise levels. It will aim to improve its fleet utilization thereby directly improving the company’s bottom line.

By keeping jet engines off in tight areas, the airline will lower its emissions. Additionally, SpiceJet gate and stand operations will be faster and more dependable helping the airline eliminate unexpected long delays affecting the schedule on any given day.

“SpiceJet is a strong advocate for reducing carbon emissions. By inducting WheelTug into its B737 operations, the company aims to reduce the fuel burn during Taxi out and in,” said a SpiceJet spokesperson.

SpiceJet is the largest Boeing 737 operator in India.

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