Bamboo Airways buys 20 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft

Property developer FLC Group, which owns Bamboo Airways, signed an agreement for the purchase of 20 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft from US aircraft manufacturer Boeing on Monday.

The signing ceremony took place at the US Chamber of Commerce, witnessed by Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue. The trade agreement, worth up to 5.6 billion USD, is the Vietnamese carrier's first deal to purchase wide-body aircraft. FLC Group Chairman Trinh Van Quyet said the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner will serve long-haul international air routes, adding that the airline's long-term goal is to connect Vietnam with major markets in Asia, Europe and North America.

Source: VOV5