Tag: Vietnam Airlines

Vietnamese Jetstar Pacific Back to Old Name: Pacific Airlines

Reading Time: < 1 minute Jetstar Pacific is set to reborn as Pacific Airlines again. Why again? Upon all the approvals, after almost 12 years, the low-cost carrier will return to its original brand name. The closer synergy with its major owner Vietnam Airlines (70 per cent of shares) is expected to “unlock economies of scale and help the industry […]

Domestic Market in Vietnam Moves Towards Full Recovery

Reading Time: 2 minutes While Vietnam still remains closed for international travel, its domestic market is rapidly accelerating the return to full local air  service. Domestic flights have been re-opened since 22 April, when Vietnam lifted a lockdown order. From 7 May, in turn, the limitations on the number of flights between Hanoi, HCMC and Da Nang City were […]

100th Aircraft to Vietnam Airlines Fleet: It is Boeing 787-10

Reading Time: < 1 minute Vietnam Airlines has received the third Boeing 787-10 which at the same time marked the delivery of the 100th aircraft to the fleet of the carrier. The airline expressed its great satisfaction with the operational efficiency of the two first Boeing 787-10 planes which performed over 140 flights with approximately 83,000 passengers on the Hanoi […]

Another Boeing 787 Dreamliner to Fly for Vietnam Airlines

Reading Time: < 1 minute Vietnam Airlines has welcomed another Boeing 787 aircraft to its fleet, although the first one of the 787-10 variant. The first 787-10 out of eight on order was delivered via Air Lease Corporation (ALC). The aircraft powered by General Electric GExn engines will be used on the busiest airline’s routes, Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh […]

Two New Airbus A320neo to Vietnam Airlines Through ALC

Reading Time: < 1 minute Air Lease Corporation (ALC) announced long-term lease agreements with Vietnam Airlines for two new Airbus A320-200neo aircraft. The two new A320-200neos are scheduled to deliver to the airline in Fall 2020 from ALC’s order book with Airbus. “We are pleased to announce another important transaction with our long-time loyal customer, Vietnam Airlines, for two A320-200neo […]

First Airbus A321neo Joins Vietnam Airlines Fleet

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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

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 […]

Aeroflot and Vietnam Airlines Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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 […]