The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines has announced that it has replaced its Airbus A330 with Boeing's (BA) wide-body aircrafts on Ha Noi-Moscow route, starting March 27.
Vietnam Airlines’ first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner from Ha Noi landed at Moscow Domodedovo Airport at 5 p.m. (local time) on March 27. The new service will be operational with three flights per week
Moscow is one of the international routes departing in Ha Noi and HCM City to destinations, including London (the UK), Frankfurt (Germany), Narita (Japan), Beijing (China), Melbourne and Sydney (Australia) served by Vietnam Airlines’ fleet of new-generation airplanes.
On this occasion, the airlines has launched a promotional program, offering1,000-3,000 bonus miles for members of VNA's Golden Lotus Program when purchasing tickets on Ha Noi-Moscow route from March 27-June 30.
Vietnam Airlines has also cooperated with Aeroflot and Siberia Airlines to fly to 30 Russian destinations
Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner and Airbus A350-900 are among the world’s most modern and advanced wide-body aircrafts.
Vietnam Airlines said it is planning to change aircrafts which help save energy and environmental friendly. This move is aimed to promote its brand name to be the first carrier in Asia to own the wide-body aircraft types and for more efficiency in its operations.