Nearly 90 tons of lychee ‘ride’ on Vietnam Airlines plane to export

(VTC News) – Vietnam Airlines’ international shipment of litchi fruit in the two months of May, June and the beginning of July 2023 increased by 200% over the same period in 2022.
According to information from Vietnam Airlines, this airline recorded to have transported nearly 90 tons of fresh lychees for export to European countries (UK, France, Germany) and Asia (Japan, Malaysia, Laos, Cambodia) in the past year. May, June and early July 2023. For the domestic market, Vietnam Airlines has transported nearly 1,300 tons.

Vietnam Airlines has transported nearly 90 tons of fresh lychees for export.

Right from the beginning of June, lots of fresh lychees have been continuously exported to other countries. In addition to road, sea and rail, the demand for international fabric exports by air in 2023 is expected to increase by 50% compared to 2022.

With many years of experience in transporting lychees domestically and internationally, Vietnam Airlines has planned to serve this source of agricultural products very early.

The company has actively coordinated with businesses and local farmers to survey the market before entering the litchi crop in major northern litchi regions such as Bac Giang, Hai Duong, and Quang Ninh at the end of April 2023. The survey aims to assess the situation of lychee harvest of farmers, determine the need to transport lychee by air to domestic and international to develop appropriate policies and service plans. suitable,” said Vietnam Airlines.

Through the policy of maximum support for Vietnamese agricultural products exported to foreign countries, Vietnam Airlines has cooperated with lychee export companies and freight forwarding companies to develop a preferential price policy and always give preferential treatment. loading goods for this source.

At the same time, the service and supervision of goods at the airport are paid special attention by the units, taking full advantage of Vietnam Airlines’ comprehensive and synchronous aviation logistics chain. Goods are stored in cold storage with the required temperature, priority is given to fast import, priority is placed on the flight so that the lychee reaches the destination on schedule, ensuring that the quality is still maintained when it reaches the consumer. fresh.

“In the coming time, Vietnam Airlines will continue to accompany provinces, localities and businesses, bringing Vietnamese agricultural products and brands to the international market,” a representative of Vietnam Airlines shared.