Vietnam Airlines to purchase 50 Boeing 737 Max jets

September 11, 2023

HCM CITY — National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines plans to purchase 50 Boeing 737 Max jets in a deal valued at around US$10 billion, local media reported. While the carrier had been considering an order for 50 Airbus A321neo jets, it ultimately chose the Boeing 737 Max series instead. The Boeing 737 Max series boasts a seating capacity of up to 230 passengers and has a flight range of over 3,000 kilometres, which is suitable for both domestic and regional routes. While the details of the deal are yet to be revealed, the agreement is expected to bring benefits to both Vietnam Airlines and Boeing. Vietnamese carriers, including Vietnam Airlines, have been struggling with challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic, including travel restrictions and reduced demand for air travel.

The source of this news is from Vietnam News