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RedCargo and Air New Zealand sign agreement to expand market access

SEPANG, 20 February 2019 – RedCargo Logistics, the cargo and logistics platform of AirAsia, has signed an interline agreement with Air New Zealand to expand and provide market access to its respective cargo businesses.

The partnership, the first of its kind for RedCargo, provides shared value and cooperation alongside the complementary strengths of award-winning carriers AirAsia and Air New Zealand.

RedCargo customer will enjoy access to the belly-space of Air New Zealand flights between Australia and New Zealand and onwards to the US, while Air New Zealand cargo customers gain access to cargo capacity on AirAsia services from Australia into Southeast Asia.

RedCargo Logistics CEO Pete Chareonwongsak said, “RedCargo is proud to partner with a like-minded, digital savvy airline such as Air New Zealand, to provide cargo capacity to the more than 140 destinations in AirAsia’s short and long-haul network.

“This agreement provides global reach and market access for customers across Southeast Asia, New Zealand and the US, and helps to facilitate trade and e-commerce fulfilment in key production and consumer markets.

“We look forward to working with Air New Zealand and its cargo customers to see this exciting partnership grow.”

RedCargo continues to seek and develop airline partnerships as it aims to create a compelling digital airfreight platform across Asia Pacific.

 

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About RedCargo

Incorporated in March 2018, RedCargo Logistics is a wholly-owned subsidiary of AirAsia Group Berhad, a listed company on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad. RedCargo Logistics is the exclusive provider of cargo capacity for AirAsia and AirAsia X group of airlines. For more information on RedCargo Logistics, please visit https://redcargo.asia

 

About AirAsia

AirAsia, the world’s leading low-cost carrier, service an extensive network of over 140 destinations across Asia Pacific. Since starting operations in 2001, AirAsia has carried more than 500 million guests and grown its fleet from just two aircraft to over 200. The airline is proud to be a truly Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) airline with established operations based in Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines as well as India and Japan, servicing a network stretching across Asia, Australia, the Middle East and the US. AirAsia has been named the World’s Best Low-Cost Airline at the annual Skytrax World Airline Awards 10 times in a row from 2009 to 2018. AirAsia was also awarded World’s Leading Low-Cost Airline for the sixth consecutive year at the 2018 World Travel Awards, where it also won the World’s Leading Low-Cost Airline Cabin Crew award for a second straight year. Follow AirAsia on Facebook (AirAsia), Twitter (@AirAsia), Instagram (@airasia), YouTube (AirAsia), Weibo (@亚航之家) and WeChat (亚洲航空).

 

About Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand is proud to be New Zealand’s national carrier delivering more than 17 million customer journeys to, from and all around New Zealand every year.  The airline continues to operate one of the world’s youngest fleets, connecting New Zealanders to 20 domestic and to more than 30 international destinations throughout Asia, Europe, Australia, North and South America, and the Pacific Islands.  As a member of the Star Alliance network, Air New Zealand is able to provide access to almost any destination in the world.  Air New Zealand’s fleet of more than 100 aircraft range in size from the 50 seat Bombardier Q300 to the Boeing 777-300ER. Visit airnewzealand.co.nz for more information.

For more information, please contact:

Kris Taute

AirAsia Group Communications

+61 413 829 142

kristaute@airasia.com

 

Air New Zealand Communications

+64 21 747 320

media@airnz.co.nz