[9 March 2015, Flightglobal] Vietnam Airlines has revealed the new livery on its first A350 plane, reports Flightglobal in an article by Firdaus Hashim. Below is an abridged version of the original article, with a photo.

Vietnam Airlines’ first Airbus A350-900 aircraft has left the paint shop in France, revealing a new livery for the carrier.

The aircraft will have its engines fitted and complete an interior installation, before conducting ground and test flights, ahead of delivery of the aircraft in June.

The A350 is part of a major fleet renewal by Vietnam Airlines, which also sees it take its first Boeing 787-9s this year…

(As well as servicing the international routes of London, Paris, Frankfurt and Narita) both aircraft types will also serve the Hanoi-Ho Chi Minh City route.

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*** To view the original article, including a full set of photos, click here.
*** The You Tube video below of the aforementioned plane was uploaded 6 March 2015.
*** Related article: Vietnam Airlines marketing itself as first Asian operator of A350 and 787, CAPA Centre for Aviation, 31 March 2015.