Commercial Aviation

VietJet Air receives its first A320

e81569df60e5da9815769d29a82c649fVietnam’s VietJet Air has celebrated the delivery of its first A320 ordered directly from Airbus at a special ceremony in Toulouse. The delivery marks the start of a major expansion at the airline which will see it acquire up to 100 A320 Family aircraft, including 63 on firm order with Airbus.

In addition, the airline has purchase rights with Airbus for another 30 aircraft and will lease seven more from third party lessors.

VietJetAir first took to the skies in 2011 and is the first private airline in Vietnam to operate domestic and international flights. The 63 aircraft already on firm order with Airbus comprise 14 A320ceo, seven A321ceo and 42 A320neo.

Source and image: Airbus

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