By Dat Nguyen  September 12, 2019 | 02:43 pm GMT+7 A Bamboo Airways Airbus on a runway of Tan Son Nhat Airport in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo by Shutterstock/Phuong D. Nguyen. Bamboo Airways plans to have a fleet of 100 aircraft by 2024 with the majority of them being Boeing 787-9 or Airbus A321. The carrier said in a statement Thursday it would lease the first Boeing 787-9 in October since the 10 it has ordered would not be delivered until Q4, 2020. Bamboo has received permission from the Ministry of Transport to operate 30 aircraft, and it plans to achieve this number by the end of the first quarter, 2020. The airline, which began flying in January, has yet to break even. Its chairman, Trinh Van Quyet, has said that with 30 aircraft the carrier could get into the black by the first quarter of 2020. The carrier now flies 10 aircraft on 26 domestic routes besides international charter flights. Vietnam hopes to grow its aviation market by 16 percent a year in 2015-20 and 8 percent in 2020-30. This means there will be a possible 117 million air travelers by 2023, 85 percent by Vietnamese carriers, which will require… Read full this story
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