Vietnam Airlines also targets a 13 percent increase in revenue and an 8.3 percent rise in the number of passengers in 2018.The firm operated 180,000 safe flights in 2017, serving nearly 26.5 million passengers, up 6.7 percent against the previous year.

The on-time performance rate of departing flights reached over 90 percent, turning Vietnam Airlines into one of the world's leading airlines with the highest on-time performance.

Vietnam Airlines also continued to affirm its position as the four-star international airlines in line with  Skytrax’s standards in the second consecutive year, with the fleet of 10 Airbus A350-900 XWB  and 11 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner./.