Vietjet Signs MOU with Mitsubishi UFJ Lease &
Vietjet has signed a memorandum of understanding
with Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance Company Limited (MUL), a
member of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG).
Japanís Prime Minister, Mr. Shinzo Abe
witnessed the signing of the deal during the official visit of His
Excellency Mr. Nguyen Phu Trong, General Secretary of the
Communist Party of Vietnam, to Tokyo.
The MOU supports Vietjetís leasing and
acquisition of three brand new A321 Airbus aircraft worth US$347
million, which is part of a contract signed between Vietjet and
Airbus to purchase and lease a total of 107 aircraft in the coming
Vietjet will receive 10 to 12 new aircraft every
year and has so far taken delivery of eight Airbus A321s and
operates a fleet of 27 A321 and A320 aircraft across 33 routes
domestically and internationally, and plans to add four more
aircraft by the end of 2015.
During the Paris Air Show earlier this year,
Vietjet ordered six additional A321 aircraft for delivery in