Vietnam Airlines launches new routes, expands fleet in 1Q2019

    Vietnam Airlines reported (16-Jul-2019) the following network and fleet highlights for 1Q2019:

    • Launched seven new domestic routes, from Ho Chi Minh City to Chu Lai, from Hanoi to Dong Hoi and from Da Nang to Thanh Hoa, Vinh, Da Lat, Phu Quoc and Can Tho;
    • Introduced eight A321neos and two A350s, completing its total order of 14 A350s;
    • Finalised an organisational restructuring plan for the 2021-2025 period, including fleet development and investment policy for 50 aircraft;
    • Placed A350 and Boeing 787 aircraft into service to Southeast Asian destinations.