VIETJET AND AVIATION NEW ZEALAND SIGN MOU TO
COLLABORATE ON CIVIL AVIATION DEVELOPMENT
Vietjet Joint Stock Company (“Vietjet”) this week signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in Hanoi with Aviation New Zealand.
Mr. Nguyen Duc Tam, vice president of Vietjet and Mr. John Nicholson, Chief Executive of Aviation New Zealand signed the landmark MOU in the presence of His Excellency, Mr Steven Joyce, Minister for Economic Development, Minister of Science and Innovation, Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment, and Associate Minister of Finance, His Excellency, Mr Dinh La Thang, Minister of Transport and other dignitaries from the two countries.
Both parties will now look to collaborate in services and initiatives related to safety and security. Vietjet will receive training, air navigation, equipment supplies, business systems and consultancy and advisory services over the next five years.
Mr. John Nicholson, General Manager of Aviation New Zealand, said “aviation has been one of the priorities for collaboration between New Zealand and Vietnam and will be further strengthened in the coming years.
I am delighted with the MOU signed today between Aviation New Zealand and Vietjet, which will facilitate New Zealand experts and engineers to exchange information, provide technical and managerial assistance and offer training
programs including flight crew, engineering and air navigation, etcetera, to Vietjet. “I hope the collaboration will further boost the airline’s growth across the international market.”
Also speaking at the event, Mr. Nguyen Duc Tam, vice president of Vietjet, said “as a growing, dynamic new – age airline, Vietjet considers security, safety and airworthiness as top priorities along with fleet and network expansion, service improvement, our trademark promotions and, of course, customer care.
Collaboration with such a renowned organization like Aviation New Zealand will enforce our determination and continuous investment in developing Vietjet as a favorite airline not just in Vietnam but also all across Asia in the coming years.”
Vietjet currently operates 190 flights per day across 35 routes, domestically and
internationally. The airline recently won IOSA Certification from the international Air Transport Association (IATA) after just three years of operations. Vietjet was also honoured “Best Asian Low Cost Carrier” at the TTG Travel Awards 2015.