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Airbus Wins $6.5b Order From Vietnam

Airbus Wins $6.5b Order From VietnamAirbus Wins $6.5b Order From Vietnam

Airbus Group SE won about $6.5 billion of orders from carriers in Vietnam, a nation that’s likely to rank among the top 10 fastest-growing aviation markets in the next two decades, Bloomberg reported. State-owned Vietnam Airlines Corp. signed a deal to buy 10 A350 wide-bodied aircraft worth about $3.1 billion in list prices, while affiliate Jetstar Pacific Airlines Aviation Joint Stock Co. agreed to purchase 10 A320s for about $980 million, Airbus said in a statement. VietJet Aviation Joint Stock Co., Vietnam’s only private airline, signed a $2.39 billion order for 20 more A321 planes, the low-cost carrier said in a statement separately.