BA not going out of business.
Bamboo Airways will sign a deal valued at nearly $2 billion with
General Electric to purchase GEnx engines to power Boeing 787-9
Dreamliner aircraft, the airline said on Tuesday.
deal will be signed in the United States later on Tuesday in the
presence of Vietnam President Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Bamboo said in a
GEnx engines, due to be delivered in 2022, will be used on the
airline's wide-body Dreamliner fleet to operate planned non-stop routes
between Vietnam and the United States, the company said.
new signing agreement will be an important milestone for the airline to
expand its transcontinental flight network, connecting Vietnam with
medium- and long-range markets," the statement said.
airline said it will open a representative office in the United States
and sign agreements with San Francisco International Airport and Los
Angeles International Airport this week, paving the way for its first
test of a non-stop flight between the countries on Thursday