FedEx Express is to improve its service connecting Hanoi, Vietnam with the introduction of a new flight to a hub at Guangzhou, China.
According to reports, the new route will cut travel times to the UAE by up to two days.
Jack Muhs, Regional President, FedEx Express Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Africa (MEISA), said: “Vietnam is a growing trade partner for the UAE, and with our new connection to Hanoi we are able to offer our customers even more access to the country’s thriving economy.
“FedEx has served Vietnam since 1994 and was the first international express transportation company to operate its own flights into and out of the country.
“As one of the world’s fastest-growing economies, Vietnam is experiencing rapid development of manufacturing and high-tech industries, a surge in e-commerce, and a growing demand for healthcare services and products.
“This new flight will give our customers quicker, more convenient service between the UAE and Vietnam.”
Trade between the UAE and Vietnam hit around US$9 billion in 2017, however with the new link, there is even more potential to improve.
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