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Strong market sees profit lift for Vietnam Airlines in first quarter

May 4, 2018

HANOI – Reporting a pre-tax consolidated group profit of VIN1.46 trillion for the first quarter, Vietnam Airlines says growth in Vietnam’s aviation sector in the first months of 2018 exceeded forecasts for both domestic and international routes, creating a market of 16.6 million passengers.

For the quarter, Vietnam Airlines operated nearly 33,000 flights, up 4.3 % over the same period last year, and transported 5 million passengers - 5 % more than in the same period last year.