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Vietnam Airlines gets 120 minute ETOP certification

In Uncategorized on January 12, 2011 at 7:11 am




Vietnam Airlines gets 120 minute ETOP certification


QĐND – Sunday, January 09, 2011, 22:18 (GMT+7)


The Vietnam Aviation Corporation (Vietnam Airlines) has received a 120 minute ETOP (Extended- range Twin-engine Operational Performance Standards) certificate.


This rule allows twin-engined airliners to fly long-distance routes.


Vietnam Airlines is striving to get a 180 minute ETOP certification and other standards to ensure the efficiency of flights to the US.


Over the past 14 years, Vietnam Airlines has ensured safety of 687,550 domestic and international flights and is now expanding its network of 44 air routes to 26 locations in 15 nations and 35 domestic air routes.


Vietnam Airlines has a group of young crew and 70 modern aircraft such as B777, A330-200, A321 and AT7-500 with an average age of 6.5 years.

Source: VOV

Source: QDND