Vietnam Airlines, Korean Air, China Airlines to foster cooperation hinh anh 1The meeting between representatives of Vietnam Airlines, Korean Air and China Airlines (Source: Vietnam Airlines)

Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam Airlines, Korean Air and China Airlines will join hands to promote Vietnam’s tourism and expand extensive cooperation in many areas.

Vietnam Airlines’ representative said on September 23 that the partnership will help optimize benefits, incentives and service quality for passengers of the three airlines, while creating conditions for Vietnam Airlines to improve its competitiveness in the international market.

Under the cooperation programme, the three sides will focus on promoting trade and tourism in the RoK and Taiwan, participating in joint booths at major events, and introducing famous sea tourism destinations of Vietnam such as Ha Long, Nha Trang, and Phu Quoc, thereby attracting tourists from the Republic of Korea and Taiwan to explore the beauty of Vietnam.

The three firms are committed to coordinating in joint sale programmes, expanding joint venture cooperation on routes between Vietnam with the RoK and Taiwan; routes from Vietnam to the US and Canada transiting in  Taiwan and vice versa.

Code-share flights to North America are an important premise for Vietnam Airlines to develop products that directly connect Vietnam and the US.

The carriers agreed to use each other's ground services, good services, and aircraft technology at the bases of each carrier. The three firms considered the possibility of elevating cooperation to a new, tighter form such as a joint venture in the near future./.