Tag: Vietjet

Vietjet Air Finalizes $5.3 Billion CFM LEAP-1B Engine Order

Reading Time: < 1 minute Vietnam’s VietJet Air and CFM International have finalized an agreement for the airline to purchase 200 LEAP-1B engines to power 100 additional Boeing 737 MAX airplanes announced earlier, along with an extension of airline’s current Rate Per Flight Hour (RPFH) agreement to include the new engines. The agreement, which includes 15 spare engines, is valued […]

Vietjet Commits to 100 New Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft

Reading Time: 2 minutes Vietjet and the airplane manufacturer Boeing Company officially inked a major deal for the airline to purchase 100 new 737 MAX airplanes worth US$12.7 billion, according to the manufacturer’s list prices. Vietjet President and CEO Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao and Boeing Commercial Airplanes President & CEO Kevin McAllister jointly signed the aircraft-purchasing deal, which was […]

Vietjet A320 Faces Fuel System Problems

Reading Time: < 1 minute A VietjetAir Airbus A320-200, performing flight VJ-198 from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi (Vietnam), was climbing out of Ho Chi Minh City when the crew stopped the climb at about 11,000 feet due to a problem with the fuel system and decided to return to Ho Chi Minh City. Passengers were instructed to assume […]

Welcome a New Airline: Bamboo Airways

Reading Time: < 1 minute Vietnam’s government has granted the newest carrier Bamboo Airways a licence to fly. Now Bamboo Airways has a green light to enter the market and compete with such regional giants as Vietnam Airlines or Vietjet. According to the government, the carrier is set to operate 100 routes, including to lesser-travelled destinations in Vietnam and elsewhere in […]

Vietjet: 50 More A321neo Aircraft on Order

Reading Time: < 1 minute Vietjet, an international low-cost airline from Vietnam, has placed a firm order for 50 more Airbus A321neo aircraft. The recent purchase order has finalised an MOU signed at the Farnborough International Airshow last July by Vietjet and Airbus. The new agreement has increased the number of Airbus A320 Family aircraft ordered by Vietjet to 171 units. 46 […]

Boeing and VietJet Sign Agreement for 100 737 MAX Airplanes

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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 […]