The contract, effective from 1st July 2023, designates Globe Air Cargo China as the General Sales Agent (GSA) for the entirety of China, aligning with existing cooperation in other countries. With a projected tonnage of approximately 100 tons for the year 2023, this partnership underscores the commitment of both Globe Air Cargo China and Royal Brunei Airlines to elevate air cargo services within the region. The primary commodities transported are general cargo and E-commerce cargo, reflecting the significant potential for growth and collaboration in this sector.
Currently, Royal Brunei operates a notable frequency of flights out of China, including 3 weekly flights from Beijing Airport (PKX) and 1 weekly flight from Hangzhou (HGH) with A320NEO aircraft, offering a combined weekly cargo capacity of around 7 tons. Moreover, 2 weekly flights from and to Nanning Wuxu are scheduled to commence from 27th August 2023, providing an additional weekly cargo capacity of around 4,400kg. The destinations served by Royal Brunei flights departing from Chinese airports, such as Beijing (PKX), Hangzhou (HGH), Shanghai Pudong (PVG) and Nanning Wuxu (NNG), connect to over 20 global destinations operated by Royal Brunei.
Managing Director of Globe Air Cargo China, Jean Chen, expressed her excitement about this new contract, stating, “We are proud to be a global GSA with a local focus, leveraging our team of experts, flexibility, and market-specific know-how to cater to the unique needs, strategies, and desired outcomes of our esteemed partners.”
Royal Brunei is no stranger to the professional services provided by the ECS Group, as it has already experienced seamless handling in various countries, including Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, Thailand, Vietnam, India, the United Kingdom, the United Arab Emirates, and the United States.
“We are pleased to partner with Globe Air Cargo China to further enhance our air cargo operations in China. With Globe Air Cargo China’s expertise and local focus, coupled with Royal Brunei’s extensive flight network, we are confident that this collaboration will create new opportunities and elevate air cargo services to greater heights.” said Christina Chua Ngoh Boi, RB Acting Chief Commercial Officer.
Through this partnership, Globe Air Cargo China and Royal Brunei aim to strengthen air cargo operations in China, enhancing connectivity and facilitating the seamless movement of goods between China and the world.