International logistics scholars and representatives from aviation agencies and logistics companies will meet in Ho Chi Minh City on April 25-26.

The international conference is co-organised by the Vietnam Civil Aviation Administration, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) to discuss Vietnam’s aviation logistics in 2013.

Participants will work out proper solutions to link businesses in the logistics sector for the benefit of future development.

They will consider new opportunities and challenges for the sector as far as its security regulations are concerned.

According to the Vietnam Civil Aviation Administration, last year the sector carried 17.5 million of passengers, up 5.2 percent and transported 201,000 tonnes of cargo, up 1.98 percent compared to the previous year.

This year, the sector plans to carry 19.2 million of passengers and transport 214,000 tonnes of cargo.-VNA