Sharaf Travel has been appointed General Sales Agent in the United Arab Emirates for Vietnam Airlines.
Vietnam Airlines currently operates flights to 41 international and 20 domestic destinations, with a fleet consisting of 49 passenger aircraft. The fleet includes 10 x
Boeing 777-200ERs, 10 x Airbus A320-20s, 13 x A321-20s and the average age of aircraft in the fleet is 6.5 years. Vietnam Airlines have on order 16 x
787-8s, five of which are scheduled for delivery in 2009 and with the remaining delivered by 2012. Vietnam Airlines has
also signed an MoU for the order of 10 x A350 XWB and an additional 20 x A321s.
Headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Sharaf Travel is the General Sales Agent for several other airlines including ANA, Delta,
Finnair, LTU, South African Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Bangkok Airways, Condor, Hainan Airlines, Garuda Indonesia,
Icelandair, Virgin Nigeria, Afriqiyah Airways, Eritrean Airlines.
“We are delighted to appoint Sharaf Travel as our General Sales Agent in the United Arab Emirates and look forward to operating our
service, when possible to dynamic and exciting Dubai.” said Dr Pham Ngoc Minh, President and CEO of Vietnam Airlines.
Commenting on the new partnership with Vietnam Airlines, which came into force
earlier this month, Mr Ibrahim Sharaf said,
“It is a great honour for Sharaf Travel to represent Vietnam Airlines in the UAE. I am confident that reinstatement of the Vietnam Airlines flights to Dubai
will facilitate tourism and trade between the two countries and foster stronger relationships.”
Sharaf Travel was established in 1991, by brothers Ibrahim Sharaf and Sharafuddin Sharaf, with the primary aim to provide quality travel
services to business and leisure travelers. Today, Sharaf Travel is a well established and progressive travel agency operating in the United
Arab Emirates and Oman.
Sharaf Travel also represents various leisure travel products including cruises, tourism boards and special interest brands such as student
travel. In 2007 Sharaf Travel was appointed as the exclusive accredited space office in the Middle East for
Galactic, a commercial space line.
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