Vietnam Airlines signs comprehensive strategic partnership with Air France

Vietnam Airlines Signs Comprehensive Strategic Partnership With Air France

Vietnam Airlines signs comprehensive strategic partnership with Air France

Vietnam Airlines as well as Air France have announced the signing of a comprehensive strategic partnership allowing the two airlines to optimise their services between France, Europe as well as Vietnam as well as to strengthen their positions in a buoyant nevertheless highly competitive market.

Vietnam Airlines Signs Comprehensive Strategic Partnership With Air France

This specific brand-new joint venture starts in November as well as will be anticipated to bring additional benefits to customers.

Vietnam Airlines Signs Comprehensive Strategic Partnership With Air France

Through This specific agreement Vietnam Airlines as well as Air France are committed to offering more flight options as well as convenience to passengers through a collaboration in their flight schedules.

Vietnam Airlines Signs Comprehensive Strategic Partnership With Air France

Via three hubs Hanoi-Noi Bai, Ho Chi Minh City-Tan Son Nhat as well as Paris-Charles de Gaulle, passengers can travel to 50 destinations in Europe on Air France’s routes (compared to 14 destinations today) as well as Vietnam’s 20 destinations on Vietnam Airlines’ routes, not to mention SkyTeam Alliance’s global network consisting of more than 1,000 global destinations.

Vietnam Airlines Signs Comprehensive Strategic Partnership With Air France

“Vietnam Airlines as well as Air France began a code-share cooperation in 2010, when Vietnam Airlines joined SkyTeam Global Alliance.

Vietnam Airlines Signs Comprehensive Strategic Partnership With Air France

“After the completion of the four-star service programme, Vietnam Airlines expects to take the current joint venture with Air France to the next level in order to reach our full potential in France as well as Europe,” said Duong Tri Thanh, president as well as chief executive of Vietnam Airlines.

Vietnam Airlines Signs Comprehensive Strategic Partnership With Air France

“Thanks to the brand-new strategic partnership, our customers, including businesses as well as individuals, will enjoy comprehensive services as well as benefits, contributing to the development as well as connection between the two countries as well as two continents.

“Cooperation with Air France also demonstrates Vietnam Airlines’ commitment as well as determination in boosting investment inside the international market, especially the French as well as European markets through the key routes between Vietnam as well as France.”

Over the past 20 years, the two airlines have been working together on the operational side, that has a partnership inside the fields of aircraft maintenance as well as crew training.

Since 1997, Air France has cooperated with Vietnam Airlines to train pilots as well as successfully transferred operative technology of ten brand-new A320 aircraft at which time.

Currently, the two companies are actively discussing the possibility of cooperation to improve Vietnam Airlines competency in technical maintenance of aircraft equipment.

“Consolidating our alliances will be one of the aims of our Trust Together strategic plan.

“This specific joint venture agreement will be a long-term source of value for our customers as well as for our two airlines.

“Our aim will be to maintain as well as develop our position as European leader in This specific region with very strong growth potential,” said Franck Terner, chief executive, Air France.
France will be one of the biggest as well as most important markets for Vietnam Airlines in Europe since the launch of its first direct flight to Paris in 2003.

Vietnam Airlines signs comprehensive strategic partnership with Air France

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