Vietnam Airlines

Vietnam Airlines Hits Fleet Milestone

Vietnam Airlines has accepted its 100th aircraft, a Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, in a ceremony at the manufacturer’s Charleston, South Carolina plant. The airliner, VN-A873 (c/n 60288), was handed over on October 18 and is the third of eight Boeing 787-10s

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Vietnam Airlines A330 Retirement

After 12 years of operation, Vietnam Airlines has withdrawn its sole remaining Airbus A330 from service. In a September 13 statement, the carrier said that “since October 2016, the Airbus A330 fleet had safely transported nearly 20 million passengers on

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Vietnam Airlines Goes Neo

Vietnam Airlines has concluded a deal to acquire 12 Airbus A321neos.  The aircraft, which are being acquired on a long-term deal from Los Angeles-based Air Lease Corporation, are due for delivery between 2018 and 2019. Commenting on the deal, Air

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Jetstar Pacific Signals Expansion

Vietnamese low-cost carrier Jetstar Pacific Airlines has finalised the purchase of ten additional Airbus A320ceo aircraft. This firm order follows an MoU announced earlier this year at the Farnborough Airshow.  The contract signing was witnessed by Tran Dai Quang, President

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ANA Invests in Vietnam

All Nippon Airways (ANA) has finalised a deal to purchase an 8.8% stake in Vietnamese flag carrier Vietnam Airlines.  The deal, valued at VND2.43 trillion ($109 million), follows an MoU announced on the London stock exchange on January 12 (see

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ANA Strategic Investment

ANA Holdings, owners of Star Alliance-linked All Nippon Airways (ANA), has signed a memorandum of understanding with SkyTeam member Vietnam Airlines to acquire an 8.8% stake in the Vietnamese national carrier. 

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Vietnam Airlines Joins the A350 Club

THE VIETNAMESE flag carrier has become only the second airline in the world to take delivery of the all-new Airbus A350 XWB as it embarks on a modernisation programme of its long-haul fleet. 

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Vietnam A350 Takes to the Sky

THE FIRST A350XWB for Vietnam Airlines made it maiden flight from Toulouse on June 1.

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Vietnam Airlines Moves to Heathrow

VIETNAMESE NATIONAL carrier, Vietnam Airlines has announced it is moving all its non-stop UK services from Gatwick Airport to London/Heathrow from March 31, where it will join fellow SkyTeam alliance members operating from Terminal 4.

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