The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines on August 3 inaugurated its fifth hangar to maintain wide-body aircraft at the Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City.

This is the second largest of the five hangars Vietnam Airlines is operating at the Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat Airports , and the first of its kind with a dome shape and equipped with a comprehensive technical system.

Covering 13,800 square metres, the 29.5m-high hangar is able to maintain all kinds of wide-body aircraft.

The hangar will help Vietnam Airlines ensure technical services for its fleet and planes of other airlines operating at the Tan Son Nhat Airport . It will also enable the national flag carrier to improve its maintenance quality and capacity.

In the coming time, Vietnam Airlines will continue investing in building necessary hangars along with support workshops at the two airports.-VNA