Globe Air Cargo China, part of ECS Group, has partnered with Royal Brunei Airlines to enhance air cargo operations in China.
With a projected tonnage of approximately 100 tonnes for 2023, the partnership is said to underscore the commitment of both Globe Air Cargo China and Royal Brunei Airlines to elevate air cargo services within the region.
The contract, effective from July 1, 2023, designates Globe Air Cargo China as the General Sales Agent (GSA) for the entirety of China, aligning with existing cooperation in other countries.
The primary commodities transported are general and e-commerce cargo, reflecting the significant potential for growth and collaboration in this sector.
Currently, Royal Brunei Airlines operates three weekly flights from Beijing Airport (PKX) and one weekly flight from Hangzhou (HGH) with A320neo aircraft, offering a combined weekly cargo capacity of around seven tonnes.
A further two weekly flights from and to Nanning Wuxu will provide additional weekly cargo capacity of around 4,400kg.
The destinations served by Royal Brunei Airlines flights departing from Chinese airports, such as Beijing (PKX), Hangzhou (HGH), Shanghai Pudong (PVG) and Nanning Wuxu (NNG), connect to over 20 global destinations.
Jean Chen, managing director of Globe Air Cargo China, said: “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.”
ECS Group already provides services for Royal Brunei Airlines with handling operations in various countries including Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, Thailand, Vietnam, India, the UK, the UAE, and the US.
Christina Chua Ngoh Boi, Royal Brunei Airlines’ acting chief commercial officer, said: “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.”