Vietjet, Swift247 and Grab cooperate for development of transport mobility and delivery

Travel and Lifestyle Press Releases Friday August 9, 2019 17:54
Bangkok--9 Aug--Vivaldi Integrated PR
  • Comprehensive cooperation to develop solutions for connecting road and air travel for customers across Southeast Asia
  • Providing super express delivery service between Hanoi - Ho Chi Minh City from only 5 hours

Vietjet Aviation Joint Stock Company (Vietjet), Swift 247, a technology startup providing super express air delivery service (Swift247) and Grab signed an MoU on the comprehensive cooperation to develop solutions for connecting road and air travel to customers across Southeast Asia, and at the same time providing super express delivery services in Vietnamese market. This strategic partnership also marks the first collaboration between Vietjet and Grab, the leading superapp of the SEA, with the aim of offering Vietnamese market the best quality services, bringing the highest benefits to customers and community.

The strategic partnership allows Vietjet and Grab to leverage on technological advantages to develop low-cost solutions for road and air mobility. The two parties will focus on research and development of the digital platform integration between the two companies to increase convenience for consumers, and aim to expand the cooperation not only in Vietnam but also Southeast Asian markets.

With technological solutions of Swift247, Grab and Vietjet will be able to connect air flights with road transportation in super express delivery service. In the first phase, Swift247 customers will be able to deliver the goods quickly via GrabExpress delivery services on Grab platform and Vietjet aircrafts within 5 hours between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. Customers can track the delivery process on the website and Swift247 application conveniently and effectively. In the future, the parties will look forward to the ability to integrate Swift247 services into the Grab open platform to bring the convenience and accessibility of services to consumers of all parties.

Speaking at the signing ceremony, Vietjet President & CEO Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao said: "We are witnessing a partnership between an airline with the largest number of domestic passengers in Vietnam with an e-hailing app with the most extensive driver partner fleets in Southeast Asia and a next generation startup. Vietjet believes that this partnership will bring in new changes in local delivery market, and create unique experience to consumers, and able to meet increasing demand for good delivery services. This is also a new step on the path to becoming a "Consumer Airline", providing all kinds of services that consumers of Vietjet need".

The partnership further expands current GrabExpress' services, which is on demand delivery service and same day delivery, COD delivery…. GrabExpress is one of on demand delivery service providers which have the largest network across the country, becoming the top of mind delivery service of consumers, assisting e-commerce and business partners to sending and receiving parcel easily in fast and safe ways.

With more than 400 daily flights and 129 routes covering local and international destinations including Vietnamese landscapes, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Korea…, carrying more than 80 million passengers, Vietjet is also providing domestic and international cargo services. Partnering with Grab and Swift247 helps to bring more choices to Vietjet's customers, and optimize customers' benefits by transportation services.

About Vietjet:

Vietjet is the first airline in Vietnam to operate as a new-age airline offering flexible, cost-saving ticket fares and diversified services to meet customers' demands. It provides not only transport services but also uses the latest e-commerce technologies to offer various products and services for consumers. Vietjet is a fully-fledged member of International Air Transport Association (IATA) with the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) certificate. Vietjet was named "Best Ultra Low-Cost Airline 2018 - 2019" and awarded the highest ranking for safety with 7 stars in 2018 and 2019 by the world's only safety and product rating website AirlineRatings.com. The airline has also been listed as one of the world's 50 best airlines for healthy financing and operations by Airfinance Journal in 2018.

Currently, Vietjet operates around 400 flights daily and has carried more than 80 million passengers to date. The airline's network now features 120 routes covering destinations across Vietnam and international destinations such as Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, mainland China, Thailand, Myanmar, Malaysia, Indonesia and Cambodia.

For more information, please visit: www.vietjetair.com

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