Vietnam Airlines has signed a 12-year EngineWise
Comprehensive service agreement with Pratt & Whitney.
The deal covers GTF engine
maintenance for the airline’s fleet of 20 Airbus A321neo aircraft.
Vietnam Airlines' first A321neo entered
service in late 2018.
Dang Ngoc Hoa, Executive Vice President, Vietnam
Airlines, said, “Vietnam Airlines’ objective is to maintain the
highest level of safety, performance, and reliability throughout
our entire fleet, which includes GTF-powered aircraft. With Pratt
& Whitney’s EngineWise services solutions, we are able to optimize
our fleet and better serve our customers.”
The Prime Minister of the Socialist
Republic of Vietnam, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, and the U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Wilbur
Ross, attended the signing ceremony in Hanoi, along with
officials from Vietnam Airlines and Pratt &
Pratt & Whitney,