NA Chairwoman visits Airbus aircraft manufacturing factory in Toulouse

Wednesday, 2019-04-03 18:12:08
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NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan (C) witnessed the hand over of aircraft to representatives from Vietnam. (Photo: VOV)
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NDO/VNA – National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan visited the aircraft manufacturing factory of Airbus in Toulouse city on April 3 (local time), as part of her official visit to France.

She witnessed representatives from the national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines and budget carrier Vietjet Air receiving their respective orders of A350-900 planes and A321neo coded VN-A600 aircraft.

Vice president for Airbus Asia Jean-Francois Laval said Airbus is honoured to provide aircraft for Vietnam Airlines and Vietjet Air.

The Vietnamese NA Chairwoman’s visit to the Airbus aircraft manufacturing plant illustrates the attention of the Vietnamese leaders to the development of the aviation sector, in addition to the transfer of technology and strategic cooperation between the two countries in this industry.

She also attended a launch ceremony for the new Toulouse office of FPT – Vietnam’s biggest software producer.

Chairwoman Ngan and the high-level Vietnamese NA delegation successfully concluded their official visit to France in the afternoon of the same day, moving on to their working trip to the European Parliament (EP) in Belgium at the invitation of President of the EP Antonio Tajani.