Vietnam Airlines to receive first wide-body airplanes

The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines (VNA) will receive 33 wide-body airplanes, including 19 Boeing 787 and 14 Airbus A350 in mid-year till 2019.

VNA said it is planning to change aircrafts which are able to help save energy and environmental friendly.

They will be used on international long routes and destinations in Europe and North America.

The change of its fleet makes Vietnam Airlines to become the first carrier in Asia to own the wide-body aircraft types.

By Bich Quyen – Translated by Kim Khanh

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