VietJet has launched an affiliate company,
VietJet Air Cargo.
VietJet Air Cargo plans to operate 28 routes
this year and will look to increase this by 39 in 2015 as cargo
demand increases both locally and globally.
Interlines to enhance and further develop its cargo network, the
airline will not only focus its services for local and
international commercial flights, but also in freighter fleet and
air charter services nationwide and all over the world.
airlineís fleet of Airbus A320 aircraft is also expected to reach
30 by end of next year.
ďThere is a huge potential
for air cargo in Vietnam. Currently this service is mainly offered
by international airlines and most local airlines have yet to be
qualified for such services in this market,Ē said Mr Do Xuan Quang,
Managing Director of VietJet Air Cargo.
to the International Air Transport Association, air cargo accounts
for 25% of total exports in Vietnam. In Hanoi, there has been a
steady increase in the air transportation of commodities and this
is positive for the air cargo industry in Vietnam with the expected revenue estimated to reach beyond one billion US$ in
Since VietJet started its operations three
years ago, the airline has doubled its commercial fleet, resulting
in the transportation of approximately six million passengers thus
VietJet currently operates 24 domestic and
Thai Vietjet Airbus A320-200 HD Video Tour (15 Jan 2015)