Vietnam Airlines conquers French market

National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines has recorded a sound economic growth in France despite a fierce competition with numerous regional and international airlines, said Nguyen Quoc Phuong, Director of the carrier’s representative office in France and Europe.

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At a customers and agents meeting on December 19 in Paris, Phuong reported that Vietnam Airlines’ revenue in France has increased by 10% against last year, in which business class turnover upped 20%.

The carrier’s flights from France to Vietnam made up 54% of the market share, posting a year-on-year increase of 1%, Phuong said.

He also noted that the national flagship will continue use Airbus A305 on Hanoi/Ho Chi Minh City – Paris routes, adding that the modern planes and service improvement have helped Vietnam Airlines meet requirement of passengers and gain a SkyTrax’s four-star airlines title.

Vietnam Airlines is always the first choice of Vietnamese living in France and French customers, said representatives from many agents. 

It has made a record of transporting over 20 million passengers in 2016.


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