This is the world’s first A350 aircraft eyeing the iconic SkyTeam livery with Vietnam Airlines logo on the fuselage.
According to Mr Le Hong Ha, Executive Vice President of Vietnam Airlines, the unified livery demonstrates the vision and mission of Vietnam Airlines in the international integration, bilateral and multilateral cooperation with other airlines and global alliances to bring increased benefits to travellers.
Besides, the special paint scheme is also part of the carrier's ongoing effort to provide a new flying experience to passenger and continuously accomplish its goal of becoming Asia's largest aviation services provider.
After becoming a full member of SkyTeam alliance on June 10th, 2010, Vietnam Airlines has made serious efforts to implement SkyTeam's key projects in passenger service to enhance benefits to customers. Especially, passengers on Business Class and LotuSmile members are entitled to seamless priority services throughout the SkyPriority lane at check-in counters, priority boarding, immigration control, security check, and baggage collection) at not only international and domestic airports but also at other airports around the world where 20 SkyTeam alliance members are located.
Passengers also enjoy seamless connection services at all of SkyTeam's hubs worldwide and SkyTeam’s branded lounges on flights operated by SkyTeam members, offering diversified experiences and offering maximum comfort to customers.
Apart from new livery design, the 12th A350 also marks Vietnam Airlines’ success in operating the modern Airbus A350 for three consecutive years with 4-star service quality. The aircraft will be put into operation from April 15th, 2018 on the core Hanoi - Ho Chi Minh city route.
As scheduled, the last two of A350-900 out of a total of 14 are due to be delivered in 2019./.