Airbus has handed over the first Airbus A350-900 XWB to its second customer, Vietnam Airlines. The aircraft is the first of a 14-aircraft order; the deal is for 10 to be purchased directly by the carrier and four supplied through lease companies. This aircraft is on lease from AerCap. The aircraft will be used for a new nonstop A350 Noi Bai International, Hanoi to Charles de Gaulle International, Paris schedule. The airline previously cited September as the start date for its Paris ...

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