Vietjet recognized as ‘The Low-Cost Carrier of the Year’ for cargo transportation
14:13 | 23/01/2021

VGP – Vietjet has been honored as ‘The Low-Cost Carrier of the Year’ and ‘The Belly Carrier of the Year’ for its outstanding cargo transport in 2020 by Payload Asia - an international magazine for the air freight industry.

Vietjet wins the double awards this year thanks to its agility in air cargo strategy since March 2020, the very early stage of the global pandemic, said Payload Asia Editor Giullian Navarra.

With outstanding cargo activities throughout the year which helped to fill the logistics gap in the regional and global supply chain, the carrier has impressively demonstrated its excellence to the industry professionals, he added.

The 7th Payload Asia Awards acknowledge the best companies in the air cargo market, including global carriers, airports, logistic suppliers of the year, putting the spotlight on services that benefit the rising e-commerce market.

In 2020, Vietjet delivered more than 60,000 tons of cargo transnationally, witnessing its freight revenue up 75% against the previous year. 

Through interline agreements, Vietjet’s cargo also landed in America and Europe for the first time in 2020. The airline is set to be among a few airlines in the world reporting positive consolidated financial statement for 2020.

In 2019, Vietjet won the ASEAN’s Best Aviation Enterprise at the ASEAN Business Awards 2019 held in Bangkok in November 2019 as part of the ASEAN Summit in Thailand.

Payload Asia continues to be the authoritative source for informative, accurate and up-to-date news and information on the air cargo industry and related sectors.

With its updated and refreshed look the print edition continues to provide high quality coverage on the Asia-Pacific, India-Middle East, Europe-CIS, North & South America and Africa air cargo markets.

By Thuy Dung

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