Tag: Vietnam Airlines

First Airbus A321neo Joins Vietnam Airlines Fleet

Vietnam Airlines (VNA), the national carrier of Vietnam, has taken delivery of its first A321neo in Hamburg, Germany. The aircraft has been acquired on lease from Aviation Capital Group (ACG). Vietnam Airlines will receive 20 A321neo aircraft under its fleet renewal programme. Powered by Pratt and Whitney Pure Power engines, the Vietnam Airlines A321neo features […]

Welcome a New Airline: Bamboo Airways

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 […]

Aeroflot and Vietnam Airlines Sign Memorandum of Understanding

According to the Memorandum, in 2019, the two airlines target to begin codesharing on domestic routes in Vietnam and Russia and expand their cooperation across several areas of the business. This would enhance the two airlines’ prosperity of the bilateral cooperation and deliver excellent benefits to customers. This agreement will further expand travel opportunities between […]

Vietnam Airlines Airbus A321 Lands on Runway Under Concstruction

Vietnam Airlines Airbus A321, performing flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Nha Trang with 203 passengers and 7 crew, had performed an RNAV runway 20 approach and was cleared to land on runway 20 but touched down on the runway under construction to become runway 20L. The aircraft rolled out, the engines sucked a […]

Vietnam Airlines Airbus A321 Strikes Its Tail on Landing

The first officer had difficulty maintaining localizer and glideslope as well as maintaining speed, the captain provided instructions to correct, the corrections made by the first officer were insufficient however.Vietnam Airlines Airbus A321, performing flight from Pleiku to Hanoi (Vietnam), was on final approach to Hanoi with a low time first officer flying the aircraft […]

Air France and Vietnam Airlines Sign a New Joint Venture

On 10 October 2017, Air France and Vietnam Airlines announced the signing of a strategic partnership allowing the two airlines to optimize their services between France, Europe and Vietnam and to strengthen their position in a buoyant but highly competitive market. Starting 1 November 2017, date of the launch of this new joint venture, Air […]

Hanoi To Reduce Vietnam Airlines Stake By 2019

The Vietnamese government has announced plans to reduce its shareholding in Vietnam Airlines (VN, Hanoi) by 2019. Having gone public in 2014, the government retained a stake of 86.16% in the carrier through the Ministry of Transport with ANA Holdings acquiring an 8.77% stake in 2016. At present, Techcombank holds 2.08%, Vietcombank 1.83%, with the […]

Boeing Delivers 10th 787 Dreamliner to Vietnam Airlines

Boeing  and Vietnam Airlines celebrated the delivery of the flag carrier’s 10th 787-9 Dreamliner today. “Vietnam Airlines is proud to welcome our 10th Boeing 787 Dreamliner on behalf of Vietnam Airlines, only 16 months after we took delivery of the first of these state-of-the-art new aircraft,” said Phan Xuan Duc, Executive Vice President of Vietnam […]

ANA Signs Codeshare Deal With Vietnam Airlines

ANA and Vietnam Airlines will launch a codeshare partnership at the beginning of their 2016 winter schedules, commencing on Sunday. The codeshare partnership will initially cover ten international routes, linking Japan and Vietnam. In addition, it will link 25 principal domestic routes in both countries. This will allow passengers to travel more conveniently throughout the region. […]

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 […]