VietJet Air, the Vietnamese low-cost carrier, reported on its performance in the first half of 2019. The company’s air transport revenue grew 22% and its pre-tax profit rose 11%. It carried 13.5 million passengers between January and June. The airline added nine international routes and three domestic routes, helping it to cement its position as Vietnam’s domestic market leader.
Last month, the Hanoi-based carrier signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Novus Aviation Capital for ten Airbus A320 family aircraft for delivery by 2021. Per mba’s REDBOOK, the airline’s all-Airbus fleet includes 24 A320 aircraft and 45 A321 aircraft.