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VNPT & Vietjet Air sign cooperative deal

Released at: 18:23, 22/05/2015

VNPT & Vietjet Air sign cooperative deal

Two come to terms over air transport, telecommunications services, multimedia entertainment services, and ticket sales.

by Hoai An

Vietjet Air and the Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) signed a strategic cooperation deal yesterday on areas such as air transport, telecommunications services, and multimedia entertainment services on the carrier’s aircraft.

The signing ceremony was witnessed by Minister of Transport Dinh La Thang and Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Bac Son.

Vietjet Air will expand and develop ticket sale channels on the VNPT system, while VNPT will develop telecommunications services on Vietjet’s aircraft and receive preferential packages in cargo transport. The two also plan to build promotional programs for their customers.

“Vietjet always brings convenient and quality services to passengers, especially with its extensive channels for ticket sales, new aircraft, friendly flight attendants, and daily promotions,” said Chairwoman of Vietjet Air Ms. Nguyen Thanh Ha. “We are delighted to cooperate with VNPT, providing opportunities to both businesses and their customers.”

“People can buy airline tickets through the VNPT system or by calling 1080 or VNPT’s Call Center,” said VNPT CEO Mr. Pham Duc Long. “This cooperation will continue to open up many new opportunities for VNPT and Vietjet Air as well as bringing more convenience to customers.”

Vietjet Air is the first privately-owned airline in Vietnam and operates under the new-age airline concept. It currently has a fleet of 24 Airbus A320s and A321s, conducting 150 flights each day. Twenty-eight routes have been opened in Vietnam and between Vietnam and Thailand, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, and Cambodia.

VNPT laid the first stone in the development of the posts - telecommunications sector in Vietnam and has also played an important role in bringing Vietnam into the Top 10 nations with the highest posts - telecommunications growth rate. The company has more than 90,000 employees, advanced telecommunications infrastructure, a service network that covers all 63 cities and provinces, and 67 years of experience. As at the end of 2012 it had provided services to nearly 10 million landline subscribers, more than 80 million mobile subscribers, and nearly 3 million subscribers of broadband internet services such as MegaVNN and FiberVNN.

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