Vietnam Airlines (VNA) is considering nonstop services to the US west coast, but must wait for ultra-long range aircraft to become available for nonstop transpacific flights from Vietnam. “The US market is a very big one, but also unique,” SVP-commercial Trinh Ngoc Thanh told ATW. “Business demand is very low—tourists create the most demand. Sooner or later we will fly to the US; however, right now there is no aircraft type that can operate nonstop without payload ...

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