Vietnam-based low-cost carrier (LCC) VietJet Air is looking to expand its north Asian reach using alliances and joint ventures (JVs) with other airlines, rather than extend its existing route network. The airline said it initially wants to establish JVs with other carriers in South Korea, Japan and Taiwan. “North Asian is relatively less competitive; although Southeast Asia is still on our [expansion] radar, it is a little bit crowded,” VietJet MD Luu Duc Khanh ...

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