Vietnam Airlines signs big deal with General Electric

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Vietnam dreamlinerA contract to buy 40 engines for its Boeing 787 Dreamliner fleet was signed between Vietnam Airlines and General Electric on October 28.

In a statement released after the signing, Vietnam Airlines said that these are GEnx jet engines for its Boeing 787 Dreamliners, scheduled for delivery in 2015. The value of the deal has not been announced but Vietnam Airlines said it is the largest contract in two decades of GE in Vietnam. Reportedly, the deal its worth about $1.7 billion.

The signing ceremony took place during the first visit to Vietnam of the US-ASEAN Business Council.

Vietnam Airlines currently has 82 aircraft of various types, such as Boeing 777, Airbus A330, Airbus A321, and it plans to raise the total planes to 101 in 2015 and 150 in 2020.

In late September, Vietjet Air signed an agreement to purchase 92 aircraft and hire eight Airbus 320 with a total value to $9.1 billion.

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A contract to buy 40 engines for its Boeing 787 Dreamliner fleet was signed between Vietnam Airlines and General Electric on October 28.

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Vietnam dreamlinerA contract to buy 40 engines for its Boeing 787 Dreamliner fleet was signed between Vietnam Airlines and General Electric on October 28.

In a statement released after the signing, Vietnam Airlines said that these are GEnx jet engines for its Boeing 787 Dreamliners, scheduled for delivery in 2015. The value of the deal has not been announced but Vietnam Airlines said it is the largest contract in two decades of GE in Vietnam. Reportedly, the deal its worth about $1.7 billion.

The signing ceremony took place during the first visit to Vietnam of the US-ASEAN Business Council.

Vietnam Airlines currently has 82 aircraft of various types, such as Boeing 777, Airbus A330, Airbus A321, and it plans to raise the total planes to 101 in 2015 and 150 in 2020.

In late September, Vietjet Air signed an agreement to purchase 92 aircraft and hire eight Airbus 320 with a total value to $9.1 billion.

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