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Vietjet’s Big Leap: 20 A330neo Jets in Landmark Deal!

Vietjet to Revolutionize Air Travel with 20 New A330neo WidebodiesIn a bold move that signals a new era for air travel, Vietjet has announced a groundbreaking partnership with Airbus, setting the stage for a transformative fleet modernization. The airline has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to acquire 20 cutting-edge A330-900 widebodies, marking its first foray into widebody aircraft ownership. This strategic decision underscores Vietjet’s commitment to expanding its global footprint and elevating the passenger experience while adhering to the highest sustainability standards.

Dinh Viet Phuong, the CEO of Vietjet, articulated the vision behind this monumental order, stating, “The A330neo represents a cornerstone in our fleet’s comprehensive modernization. It not only enhances our operational capabilities for an ambitious global expansion but also embodies our pledge to sustainable development and environmental stewardship, targeting net-zero emissions by 2050.” This move is poised to redefine long-range travel, offering passengers unprecedented comfort and service at highly competitive fares.

Christian Scherer, Airbus’s CEO of Commercial Aircraft, echoed Vietjet’s enthusiasm for this partnership. “The A330neo is a game-changer for Vietjet, enabling the airline to achieve unparalleled efficiency and customer satisfaction. Its synergy with the A321XLRs on order will empower Vietjet to explore new horizons and deliver exceptional value across its network.”

The A330neo, renowned for its eco-friendly design, features the latest generation Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engines, promising an impressive non-stop range of 7,200 nm / 13,300 km. Its state-of-the-art Airspace cabin is designed to enhance the passenger experience, offering increased personal space, larger overhead bins, innovative lighting, and access to cutting-edge entertainment and connectivity.

This fleet expansion is not just a milestone for Vietjet but a testament to the airline’s forward-thinking approach. With over 1,771 firm orders from more than 130 customers worldwide, the A330 Family is preferred for carriers seeking to blend operational excellence with environmental responsibility.

The skies look more promising as Vietjet prepares to take its services to new heights with the A330neo. This deal is not just about acquiring new aircraft; it’s about envisioning a future where air travel is more sustainable, accessible, and enjoyable for passengers worldwide.

 

 

 

Written by: Supaporn Pholrach

 

 

 

 

 

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