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Vietnam Airlines welcomes latest Dreamliner

One of eight Boeing 787-10s to be delivered to the carrier until 2020, Vietnam Airlines‘ first new Dreamliner B787-10 has arrived in Hanoi.



A new step in developing Vietnam Airlines’ modern wide body fleet, the B787-10 is the most modern and biggest aircraft operated in Vietnam.


It is operates with 24 seats in business class and 343 seats in economy, with 15% extra cargo load compared to the Boeing 787-9. 


The new generation 787-10 boasts the outstanding features of its sister Boeing 787-9, including more comfortable seats, modern entertainment system and an improved air humidity system.


The aircraft is also more environmentally friendly, thanks to modern technology that allows the new plane to use 25% less fuel per seat. 


“Welcoming the largest member of the 787 family to our growing fleet ensures we continue to boast one of the youngest and most modern fleets in Asia and also adds a competitive edge to Vietnam Airlines' operations,” said Pham Ngoc Minh, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Vietnam Airlines.


“We appreciate the unbeatable efficiency performance with reduced fuel burn and outstanding passenger comfort and amenities. 


“On our journey to become a 5-star airline, we are confident that the Boeing 787-10 fleet will further elevate the customer experience on the Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh route as well as many international routes.”


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Published: 19 August 2019

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