Avation delivers second Airbus A321 to Vietjet Air

updated: 15 January 2020 at 10:47am Author: Josh White

(Sharecast News) - Commercial passenger aircraft leasing company Avation announced on Wednesday that it has delivered the second of two Airbus A321 aircraft to Vietjet Air under a long term operating lease, which were being transitioned from a prior operator.
The London-listed firm said the aircraft had completed calendar airframe maintenance checks, been configured for operations by Vietjet Air and had been painted in the airline's livery.

"Vietjet Air operates a substantial route network of 135 routes including domestic and international destinations in Thailand, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia, China, Japan, Hong Kong, Indonesia, India and Myanmar," the Avation board explained in its statement.

"It operates a modern fleet of Airbus A320s and A321s with an average age of 3.3 years.

"Vietjet Air is a valued existing customer of Avation."

At 1026 GMT, shares in Avation were up 1.25% at 299.7p.