President Tran Dai Quang and President Donald Trump witnessed the signing of cooperation agreements worth a total of US$12 billion, mostly in aviation, petroleum and seaports between Vietnam and the US after their talks in Hanoi on Sunday.
The national carrier Vietnam Airlines and American aerospace manufacturer Pratt & Whitney signed a $1.5 billion contract of the selection of aircraft engines
The two parties also signed a memorandum of understanding on maintenance contracts covering these engines.
The deal between Vietnam Airlines and Pratt & Whitney includes 44 Pure Power Geared Turbofan (GTF) engines in accordance with comprehensive terms of warranty, maintenance and repair of engines.
President and CEO of Vietnam Airlines Duong Tri Thanh said the signing ceremony marked a new step in the development of Vietnam Airlines’ A321 fleet.