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About Vietnam Airlines

Vietnam Airlines is the national flag carrier of Vietnam headquartered in Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam. Vietnam Airlines serves its 9 million annual passengers with 64 routes to 44 destinations including 28 domestic routes to 20 destinations and 36 international routes to 24 cities with more than 200 daily flights. With recent purchase orders of more than 50 aircraft mainly including A350/321s and B787-9s and future orders, the airline expects to expand its fleet to 104 and 150 aircraft by 2015 and 2020, respectively.

In April 2009, SkyTeam and Vietnam Airlines signed a preliminary agreement today confirming the airline's first step towards full membership into the SkyTeam alliance. The agreement outlines Vietnam Airlines' intentions to undertake exclusive discussions to become a part of SkyTeam during the year 2010, pending fulfillment of the alliance's membership requirements.

Vietnam Airlines in News

AerCap Adds its First Airbus A350XWB to Fleet of 1,300 Aircraft
On Lease to Vietnam Airlines, the World's Second Operator of the A350 XWB

ACE Appoints New Country President for Vietnam
Business Wire IndiaACE Group announced today the appointment of Dang Hoang Tung as its new Country President for its general insurance operation in Vietnam, effective 29 June. Mr. Dang succeeds Mr. Christopher Twomey, who will return to the US to take up a role in ACE’s Risk Management Global Casualty Underwriting unit.

Man fined for opening plane's emergency exit to offload crying kid
An air traveller has reportedly been fined for opening the plane's emergency exit door in an attempt to help the mother with a screaming child get off the plane faster.

IAE Achieves Multitude of Orders, Extends Agreement, Debuts SelectTwo(TM)
There is no standing still at International Aero Engines (IAE). This multi-national aircraft engine consortium -- comprised of Pratt & Whitney (NYSE: UTX), Rolls-Royce (LSE: RR), Japanese Aero Engines Corporation and MTU Aero Engines -- continues to invest in its product's capabilities as it positions its V2500 engine in its highly competitive global marketplace.

PHI Group's Asia Marketing Director to Head Hanoi-Based PHILand Investments
PHI Group, Inc

Air Lease Corporation Expands Twin-Aisle Growth
Air Lease Corporation (ALC) announced that it has signed lease agreements for 10 additional twin-aisle aircraft.

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