According to a representative of Boeing Vietnam, the Southeast Asian market needs about 4,000 new aircraft, of which Vietnam is the country that needs the most aircraft.
The signing ceremony of partnership for authorized international sales representative between Gulfstream and Sun Air was held at Capella Hanoi hotel, marking a milestone for a new era in the luxury aviation industry in Vietnam.
The national flag air carrier is still moving ahead with its plan to buy 50 narrow-body aircraft, though it has reported a loss of VND2.6 trillion in Q1.
The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has suspended two foreign pilots from work and seized their licenses after a Vietjet aircraft skidded off the runway while landing in HCMC yesterday afternoon.
Airlines continue ordering aircraft in their ambitious plans to expand their fleets, betting on the recovery of the market after the pandemic ends.
National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines wants to buy 50 additional airplanes despite numerous difficulties caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Up to more than 200 airplanes have been left unused at Vietnamese airports as local airlines have had to restrict flights due to the worsening Covid-19 epidemic.
The airlines are focusing on developing fleets with narrow-body aircraft to increase efficiency in the context of fierce competition.
Many planes have recently had their tyres damaged after landing at the Noi Bai Airport.
Vietnam Airlines is planning to launch in-flight wifi service on four aircraft this year, CEO Duong Tri Thanh said on the sidelines of the Vietnam ICT Summit 2019 in Hanoi on August 9.