Hanoi, 16 November, 2015. Vietjet and Aviation New Zealand signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in Hanoi, paving the way for both sides to evaluate and exploit mutually beneficial collaboration opportunities.
Nguyen Duc Tam, Vice President of Vietjet and John Nicholson, Chief Executive of Aviation New Zealand signed the landmark MOU in the presence of Steven Joyce, Minister for Economic Development, Minister of Science and Innovation, Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment, and Associate Minister of Finance, Dinh La Thang, Minister of Transport and other dignitaries from the two countries.
Moving forward both parties will now look to collaborate in services and initiatives related to safety, security and airworthiness. Aviation New Zealand will also provide Vietjet with training, air navigation, equipment supplies, business systems and consultancy and advisory services over the next five years.
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 Zealandexperts and engineers to exchange information, provide technical and managerial assistance and offer training programs including flight crew, engineering and air navigation, et cetera, to Vietjet. I hope the collaboration will further boost the airline’s growth across the international market.”
“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,” said Nguyen Duc Tam, Vice President of Vietjet. “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.”
The goal of Aviation New Zealand is championing New Zealand companies and product/service solutions to international audiences. It encourages the development of scale through collaboration and connects international customers to product and service solutions developed in New Zealand.