Vietnam Airlines' A350 airplane. (Photo: www.a350xwb.com)

Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam Airlines officially launched its Airbus A350-900 XWB on the Ho Chi Minh City-Osaka (Japan) route on October 30. 

Vietnam Airlines’ A350 flight to Osaka, tagged VN321, landed at Kansai Airport at 7:06am local time. 

According to a representative of Vietnam Airlines, the A350 launch aims to meet increasing demand for flights between the cities and to affirm Vietnam Airlines’ brand in the Japanese market. 

Currently, Vietnam Airlines operates 14 flights to Osaka per week, seven flights from Hanoi and the rest from HCM City. 

Vietnam Airlines launched A350-900 XWB flights from Hanoi to HCM City, Paris (France) and Seoul (the Republic of Korea) in October 2015 and from HCM City to Shanghai (China) in April 2016.-VNA