Vietnam Airlines’ first Boeing 787-9 aircraft has arrived at Hanoi’s Noi Bai International Airport, and is expected to launch its first commercial service on 4 August.
With the arrival of the aircraft, which bears registration VN-A861, Vietnam Airlines becomes the first Asia Pacific carrier to operate both the 787-9 and A350-900, says the flag carrier in a statement.
The aircraft will initially service the Hanoi-Ho Chi Minh City route, but then be transitioned the Ho Chi Minh City-London Heathrow route.
It adds that the second 787-9 is due to arrive on 10 August.
Source: Cirium Dashboard