Paris, 6 November 2021 (TDI): Vietjet and Airbus concluded an agreement for strategic cooperation on the delivery of 119 aircraft, today. Vietnam’s Airline will pick aircraft from Airlines’s existing backlog.

The parties signed the agreement in France, at the time when Prime Minister Pham Minh Chin is there for an official visit. Vietnam’s Premier is in Paris with his entourage for an official state visit.

Airbus agreed with Vietjet to support and train the airline’s technicians and engineers. The agreement between them will also cover the aircraft’s equipment supply and services. It will manage comprehensive aviation training, consultation, and development of MRO facilities for Vietjet.

They have also shown consensus over collaborating on Vietjet’s Training Academy, development for simulators, safety management programs, and flight management training, etc.

The delivery of three leased A330 aircraft to Vietjet will be made in November. They can also operate the aircraft as part of the airline’s wide-body fleet development plan under its LCC model operation.

Chief Commercial Officer and International Head Christian Scherer noted that the deal sets an example by working with customers to find ways to adapt to the impact of the pandemic.

Managing Director of VietJet, Dinh Viet Phuong said that the long-term and sustainable relationship between both parties was upgraded to a strategic and comprehensive partnership.

He noted that Vietjet is the first airline to operate a fleet that is environment friendly and fuel-efficient.


Vietjet is the largest airline in Southeast Asian country; in terms of the total number of passengers transported.

They are operating a fleet of 90 aircraft and aim to expand across continents. The airline is known as a new-age carrier that has revolutionized the aviation industry in Vietnam.

It also holds full-fledged membership of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) with the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) certificate.

Earlier in Paris, the Vietnamese Prime Minister also met with French Prime Minister, Jean Castex to discuss bilateral relations. They also signed multiple MOUs.