Founded in 27th May, 1995, Vietnam Airlines is the flag carrier of Vietnam and the major carrier in the South East Asia, operating 94 routes to 22 domestic and 29 international destinations with an average of 400 flights per day, connecting the world’s major cities to mesmerizing travel destinations in Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar.
Vietnam Airlines became a member of SkyTeam - a global airline alliance whose 19 members provide access to an extensive global network of 14.500 daily flights to 1150+ destinations in 175+ countries – in 2010, reaffirming the carrier’s position on the global aviation map. In 2015, Vietnam Airlines became the first airline in the world to successfully operate both next-generation aircraft Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner and Airbus A350-900 XWB at the same time.
Vietnam Airlines has established itself as one of the region’s leading airlines thanks to its modern fleet and commitment to innovation and development, earning recognition from international and national communities through a series of prestigious awards. Skytrax - the world’s leading airline and airport rating organization - has ranked Vietnam Airlines as a 4-Star Airline for three consecutive years. Vietnam Airlines was also named “Asia Pacific Airline of the Year” by CAPA in 2017 and several awards from World Travel Awards including “World’s Leading Airline – Premium Economy Class” and “World’s Leading Cultural Airline” (2017, 2018); Asia’s Leading Airline – Economy Class and Asia’s Leading Cultural Airline (2016). This achievement is the result of the carrier’s tireless dedication to providing the highest quality across a range of products and services.
Vietnam Airlines has spearheaded Vietnam’s aviation market - one of the fastest-growing domestic markets in the world - throughout 20 years of development at a double-digit annual growth rate. Positioning itself as a modern carrier with an internationally recognisable brand characterised by Vietnamese traditional culture, Vietnam Airlines aims to achieve 5-star status and become a major airline in Asia.