Vietjet has received its first wide body aircraft, an Airbus A330, at its Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Son Nhat Airport base.
The aircraft, delivered on the 10th birthday of starting operations, is the first of three A330s ordered by Vietjet.
The A330 has 377 seats in a two class layout comprising:
- 12 Business
- 365 Economy
Vietjet plans to use the A330 initially on routes from Vietnam to Moscow.
Vietjet currently operates an all Airbus fleet of 78 aircraft in various versions of the A320 and A321.
- A320 has 180 seats
- A321neo has 230 seats
- A321 neo ACF has 240 seats
The airline has another 119 A321neos on order.
About Vietjet (VJ)
Vietjet is a low cost carrier based in Vietnam. It is privately owned and started operations on 25 December 2011.
Routes: In 2021, Vietjet operated to 44 destinations including 18 in Vietnam and 26 international. The international routes included to Indonesia, Singapore, India, Korea, Japan and Thailand.
Fleet: Currently an all Airbus fleet of almost 80 aircraft:
- 78 Airbus A320 family (A320, A321ceo and A321ceo)
- 1 Airbus A330
The airline has orders for 2 more A330s, 119 A321neos and
Passengers: 15 million 2020
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