Formed in 1956 and with its base of operations in Hanoi, Vietnam Airlines is the national air carrier of Vietnam and is wholly owned by the government. The airline operates passenger services to 52 separate destinations in 17 different countries. It runs in the region of 300 flights per day, many of them domestic services.
In terms of international destinations, Vietnam Airlines flies to and from Japan, UAE, South Korea, Indonesia and China, among others. In Europe, it also provides services to Frankfurt, Berlin, Paris and London, including flights to both Heathrow and Gatwick airports.
Part of Vietnam Airlines strategy is to obtain codeshare agreements with other international air operators. Today, it has such agreements with China Southern Airlines, Kenya Airways and Air France, to name but three. It operates a fleet of 90 aircraft including 55 Airbus A321-200s and 16 ATR 72-500s.
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