Vietjet pockets additional A321s

Vietnamese carrier Vietjet has placed a firm order with Airbus for the purchase of 30 more A321s (9 A321ceo and 21 A321neo). The order was signed on Tuesday 10 Noevmber at the Dubai Air Show. The order comes on top of an earlier order for 69 Airbus A320 family airliners.

VietJetAir first took to the skies in 2011 and is the first private airline in Vietnam to operate domestic and international flights. The airline now operates a fleet of 29 A320 Family aircraft including three A321s, on a network covering Vietnam and a growing number of destinations across Asia.

Following today’s announcement the airline has placed firm orders with Airbus for a total of 99 A320 Family aircraft. “Today’s order for additional A321s responds to our growth strategy and to the need for additional seat capacity on both domestic and international routes,” said Vietjet President and CEO Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao.

Source: Airbus