At the end of last September, European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certificated a safe aircraft category for commercial purpose of the newest Airbus' product, the A350 XWB (Extra Wide-Body). Vietnam Airlines will soon receive this aircraft.
On November 22, the first Airbus A350 XWB visited Noi Bai International Airport. The visit to Vietnam is one of parts in 11-day journey of A350 XWB in Asia. It is reported that 10 Vietnam A350 XWB and 4 hired ones will come to Vietnam in early 2015.
From April 2015, Vietnam Airlines fleet will be renewed by B787 and A350. The airline will be the first airlines in Asia receiving and exploiting two latest advanced aircrafts. It also upgrades quality of services and change new brand identity.
In the coming time, Vietnam Airlines will welcome the first Airbus A350 XWB. Vietnam Airlines will be come the first carrier in Asia owning the latest aircraft of Airbus. At the same time, the airline will receive its Boeing B787-9 Dreamliner this month.
Vietnam Airlines will put the first Airbus A350 XWB into operation at the end of this week. Initially, the aircraft will serve Vietnam Airlines domestic flights between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, and then direct international flights from Hanoi to Paris.