The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines (VNA) on March 12 successfully hosted its first shareholders’ meeting and announced that the company would officially operate as a joint stock company from April 1.
|A Vietnam Airlines aircraft (Photo: SGGP)|
According to its 2015 business plan, VNA strives for a passenger output of 16.7 million, revenue of VND70.1 trillion (US$3.28 billion) and pre-tax profit of VND613.5 billion (US$28.72 million).
The company is also expected to spend VND22,954 billion (US$1.07 billion) on investment activities, 2.44 fold the amount last year. Besides, VNA will focus on buying new modern aircrafts and improving service quality to meet four-star international standard.
At the meeting, a new board of managers with five members including Pham Viet Thanh, Pham Ngoc Minh, Luu Van Hanh, Nguyen Huy Trang and Nguyen Xuan Minh was elected.