VietJet Air celebrates delivery of first aircraft ordered from Airbus
France, November 26, 2014 (STAT):-VietJetAir 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 aircraft. In addition, the airline has purchase rights with Airbus for another 30 aircraft and will lease seven more from third party lessors.
The event was attended by top management from the airline, including Vice Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao and Managing Director Luu Duc Khanhm, and witnessed by Vietnam’s Deputy Minister of Transport Pham Quy Tieu.
“The A320 has proven to be extremely efficient in service with VietJetAir and is a favourite with our passengers. Based on this experience, we look forward to developing our business across the Asia-Pacific region, with the most economic and comfortable aircraft. We are delighted to celebrate this delivery as we embark on a new phase in our expansion.” said Luu Duc Khanh, Managing Director, VietJetAir.
"This ceremony marks a new exciting milestone in our relationship with VietJetAir and with Vietnam, one of the fastest-growing markets in the world. We are confident that the reliable and proven A320 Family, combining the lowest operating costs with the highest levels of passenger comfort, will play a key role in enabling VietJetAir to fly to even greater heights.” reciprocated John Leahy, Airbus Chief Operating Officer Customers.