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Vietnam Airlines splits order between Boeing and Airbus

Post by John Gillie / The News Tribune on Oct. 1, 2007 at 6:34 am with No Comments »
October 1, 2007 6:34 am

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.

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