Tag: Vietnam Airlines

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 […]

ANA Group Buys 8.8% Vietnam Air Stake

Reading Time: < 1 minute Japan’s ANA Holdings Inc (ANA Group) has successfully completed the purchase of 8.77 per cent of Vietnam Airlines’ stake and officially become a strategic shareholder of the national flag carrier. Vietnam Airlines is expected to hold the 2016 shareholders meeting earlier than September 30 in order to elect ANA Holdings Inc to the board and […]

Boeing, Inmarsat on What to Expect for Future Connected Aircraft

Reading Time: 4 minutes Executives from Boeing and Inmarsat discussed future implications for connected aircraft operations during a panel discussion held at Honeywell’s Deer Valley headquarters last week. Attendees, which were mostly journalists from around the world, received program updates from Inmarsat and Honeywell on the Global Xpress (GX) Aviation network and JetWave onboard hardware. While the reported global […]

No Big Changes Expected for Vietnam’s Aviation Market

Reading Time: 4 minutes 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 […]

A new non-destructive testing tool takes off with the Airbus A350 XWB

Reading Time: 2 minutes An easy-to-use testing tool for inspecting the composite airframe of Airbus’ popular A350 XWB jetliner has become a commercial success itself, with key airline customers ordering the device to support their daily operations. Named the Line Tool, this ultrasound system is used to inspect an A350 in the event of impact shocks. These can occur […]

What Do We Know About Airbus A350 XWB?

Reading Time: 5 minutes Airbus is seeing its future with a new generation of long-range widebody airliners with better fuel efficiency, lower operating costs and reduced noise and emission, and the A350 is the best example of all this. The A350 is the first Airbus with both fuselage and wing structures made primarily of carbon-fiber-reinforced polymer. This new-generation jetliner […]

Boeing Achieves Record Commercial Airplanes Deliveries in 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes Boeing delivered 762 commercial airplanes in 2015, 39 more than the previous year and most ever for the company as it enters its centennial year. “The Boeing team has worked hard to achieve strong performance,” said Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and CEO Ray Conner. “Our team did a fantastic job achieving higher deliveries and getting […]