VietJet signs $6.5 billion deal for 50 Airbus jets

FILE PHOTO: A Vietjet aircraft prepares for landing at Tan Son Nhat airport in Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam, August 19, 2018. Picture taken August 19, 2018. REUTERS/Kham

HANOI (Reuters) – VietJet Aviation signed a $6.5 billion agreement on Friday to buy 50 Airbus A321neo jets, the Vietnamese budget carrier said. The agreement, signed during a visit to Hanoi by French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, is part of aggressive investment in the Vietnamese airline’s fleet, which has provided lucrative business for both European […]

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