Two sign agreement to take advantage of each other’s strengths and open up new development opportunities.
Vietnam Airlines and local communications service provider the VNPT Group signed a strategic cooperation agreement on October 22 to create the conditions necessary for the two to take advantage of each other’s strengths and open up new development opportunities.
VNPT will provide Vietnam Airlines with digital transformation solutions with the most advanced technologies, aiming to build 4.0 businesses. It also is ready to build a system for analyzing and monitoring business and production indicators, managing production and business, and deploying information technology solutions and applications in corporate governance such as eOffice, HRM, CRM, ERP, data management, and analysis in the operations of Vietnam Airlines.
The national flag carrier will continue to provide air transport services with special offers exclusively for VNPT officials and employees. The two will also coordinate in cyber security, research, investment, and the development of products and services such as e-payments, advertising, and communications through the systems and service networks of both.
Mr. Pham Ngoc Minh, Chairman of Vietnam Airlines, said that in the context of domestic and international aviation seeing increasingly fierce competition, information technology is an important factor for the carrier to resolve outstanding issues, improve competitiveness, and maintain its position as leading Vietnam’s aviation industry. “We are delighted to cooperate with VNPT to develop advanced technology solutions in the aviation industry, contributing to the creation of superior and differentiated products and services as well as improving the business efficiency of Vietnam Airlines,” he added. “We believe that with its capacity and prestige, VNPT will be a reliable companion in the digitalization of Vietnam Airlines.”
Mr. Tran Manh Hung, Chairman of VNPT’s Board of Members, said the Group and Vietnam Airlines have a lot in common. “For many years, both have been facing fierce competition, requiring constant innovation, the application of science and technology, and enhancing cooperation to bolster competitiveness,” he said. “Digitalization will make Vietnam Airlines’ business performances more professional, more efficient, and more reliable, bringing customer completely new experiences. With its resources, VNPT will work with Vietnam Airlines to create different products, bringing practical benefits to the customers of both sides.”
Strengthening the application of information technology, promoting digital transformation, and moving towards becoming a digital airline is one of the major commitments of Vietnam Airlines. With flight networks, a large fleet, and an aviation supply chain, Vietnam Airlines is currently the leader in the application of aviation management technology solutions such as booking management systems, operations, flight operations, pilot and flight attendant management, and revenue management.