Thailand’s VietJet Air’s unprecedented cargo network across Asia

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Thai VietJet Air has announced a revolutionary step partnership with ECS groupin an attempt to reshape his own cargo operations over it Asia.

Under the terms of the agreement, ECS Group’s subsidiary, AVS GSA Thailand, will lead the freight contract, leveraging ECS’s expansive network across the region.

This landmark agreement, sealed on February 1, gives Thai VietJet Air access to ECS Group’s cutting-edge digital tools and unrivaled expertise, providing a significant boost to its cargo business strategy.

With a fleet consisting of 18 Airbus A320-200 and A321-200 aircraft, Thai VietJet Air is strategically positioned to dominate the transport of general cargo and perishable goods. Now, fueled by this collaboration, the airline aims to increase cargo revenue and export volumes across Thailand and key Asian markets such as Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, China, Taiwan, Korea, Japan and Vietnam.

Monchai Jirakiertivadhana, CEO of AVS GSA Indochina region, noted that Thailand’s VietJet Air has already secured a significant share of the domestic cargo market, boasting an extensive international network across Asia, all achieved without a dedicated freighter, Aircargo News reported.

“This partnership with AVS GSA lays a solid foundation for the airline’s cargo operations, driving revenue to new heights.”

Adrien Thominet, executive chairman of the ECS Group, echoed that sentiment.

“We are delighted to enter into this Master GSA contract with a company that reflects ECS Group’s ethos of innovation and business acumen. Together, we stand ready to provide unparalleled sales support and unlock the full potential of Thai VietJet Air’s cargo ambitions. Welcome to our dynamic new partner!”

In related news, Thai Vietjet Air flight VZ810 from Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi International Airport to Fukuoka International Airport crashed when the pilot landed on the wrong taxiway on January 11. The said flight landed at 8:38 am local time with a total of 157 passengers.

After landing, the flight taxied to the assigned exit as instructed. However, due to weather conditions and poor visibility, the aircraft entered the wrong taxiway.

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