Vietnam Airlines announced today it has committed to order a dozen new 787 Dreamliners from Boeing and 10 A350-900 jets from Airbus.
The Airbus order, announced in France where Airbus is based, also includes 20 orders for Airbus A320 single-aisle jets.
The deal for the Boeing jets was signed last week in New York but not announced until today.
The airline planes to begin its first non-stop service to the United States from Ho Chi Minh city next year. It had previously ordered 787s from Boeing. The latest batch of 787-800s will be delivered beginning in 2015.