SINGAPORE 8 December 2020: Thai Vietjet won an award last
week for being the ‘Fastest Growing Low-Cost Carrier of the year’ in Thailand.
Global Business Outlook Magazine recognised the airline for
its fast expansion of both fleet and the inclusion of new destinations since
its founding in late 2016 with just three aircraft, servicing both
international and domestic routes.
The carrier has since enjoyed triple-digit growth with 13
aircraft, across 14 Thai domestic destinations and 17 other international routes
serviced to Vietnam, Taiwan, and mainland China.
“The Covid-19 pandemic has caused great damage to the
global economy and tourism in general, leaving the aviation industry with a lot
of challenges… We have urgently changed our development strategies to help keep
travel and tourism active said,” said Thai Vietjet chairperson Nguyen Thi
Vietjet also won the highest ranking for safety with seven
stars in 2018 and 2019 from the website airlineratings.com and was listed among
the world’s 50 best airlines for healthy financing and operations by Airfinance
Journal in 2018 and 2019.