From 29 July 2018 to the end of October 2018 all V

first_imgFrom 29 July 2018 to the end of October 2018 all Vietnam Airlines’Boeing 787 aircrafts travelling on the daily Melbourne to Ho Chi Minh City flight will be upgraded and replaced by the new Airbus A350. This is the first time the new aircraft will be available to Australian passengers travelling with Vietnam Airlines. The Airbus A350 allows an extra 10% customer capacity than the long-standing Boeing 787, with the Airbus A350 allowing for an additional 29 passengers each way. The Airbus A350 boasts a 212 ft 5 in (64.75m) wingspan, which is 15 ft (4.75m) wider than the Boeing 787. The new aircrafts also offer more legroom and increased passenger mobility, with Premium Economy on the Airbus featuring near-flat reclining seats, a bountiful 38 in (96.5cm) pitch and recline up to 8 in (20cm). Passengers will be able to enjoy the latest in entertainment on 10.6 in (27cm) private screens. Mr. Hung Truong – GM of VN’s branch office in Australia said, “It is great to see an increase in demand from our Australian travellers and Vietnam Airlines is delighted to announce the upgrade to some of the current fleet to the new Airbus.” Airbus A350airlinesHo Chi Minh CityMelbourneVietnam Airlineslast_img

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