Tag: Vietjet

Boeing and VietJet Sign Agreement for 100 737 MAX Airplanes

Boeing and VietJet  signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the 2018 Farnborough International for an additional 100 737 MAX airplanes. The agreement, which includes 80 737 MAX 10s and 20 737 MAX 8s, is valued at more than $12.7 billion at current list prices. The Vietnamese low-cost carrier will become the largest MAX 10 customer […]

Vietjet Introduces First A321neo Southeast Asia

New-age carrier Vietjet has become the first airline in Southeast Asia to take delivery of an A321neo (new engine option) after the Airbus aircraft landed at Tan Son Nhat International Airport from Hamburg, Germany. The A321neo, registered as VN-646, is powered by Pratt & Whitney’s latest-generation GTF engines. Fitted out with 230 comfy leather-covered seats […]

Vietnam Carriers Sign $6.5 bln 40-Plane Deal

Vietnam carriers bought 40 airplanes from France’s Airbus. The breakdown of each deal’s value was not specified. Vietnam carriers bought 40 airplanes worth $6.5 billion from France’s Airbus Tuesday, as President Francois Hollande is visiting the Southeast Asian nation to drum up business ties. Low-cost private airline VietJet, known for its bikini-clad hostesses, bought 20 […]

Boeing Deals an $11.3 Billion Blow to Airbus in Hot Asia Market

Boeing Co. won an $11.3 billion order from Vietnam’s only private airline, dealing a blow to rival Airbus Group SE in a battle over the growing market for low-cost air travel in Asia. VietJet Aviation Joint Stock Co. will buy 100 737 Max jetliners, the budget carrier said Monday during a visit by U.S. President […]

Vietjet Finalize Vietnam’s Largest Ever Commercial Airplane Purchase

VietJet Aviation Joint Stock Company and Boeing have finalized an order for 100 737 MAX 200 airplanes, the largest ever single commercial airplane purchase in Vietnam aviation. His Excellency Mr. Trần Đại Quang, President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, and U.S. President Barack Obama, witnessed the historic agreement, valued at approximately $11.3 billion at […]

No Big Changes Expected for Vietnam’s Aviation Market

According to a source of Dau Tu (Investment) Newspaper, Skyviet Aviation JSC will receive an air transportation business license and aviation business license for commercial purposes – the two most important legal items for an airline to take off. “The file of application for the two licenses of Skyviet is valid and it meets the […]

Vietjet and Airbus To Establish A320 Flight & Maintenance Training Services

Airbus has signed an agreement to provide flight and maintenance training services to Vietjet in Ho Chi Minh City. With this agreement, Vietjet‘s flight training centre will host an Airbus A320 Full-Flight Simulator (FFS) to conduct flight crew training for its A320 family fleet. In addition, the agreement provides Maintenance training services via the Airbus […]

Vietjet Air Reports 34.5% Revenue Increase in 2015

Vietnam-based low-cost carrier (LCC) Vietjet Air reported a 2015 revenue of VND10.9 trillion ($490.7 million), up 34.5% from VND8.1 trillion in 2014. The airline said the revenue increase was achieved “despite increasing challenges in the wake of the ASEAN Open Skies policy.” The result was lower than the VND13.8 trillion forecast at the start of […]