Bamboo Airways to take delivery of first Boeing Dreamliner this month

Bamboo Airways to take delivery of first Boeing Dreamliner this monthVietnamese startup Bamboo Airways said on Tuesday it will take delivery of a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner this month, its first wide-body aircraft, and aims to start direct flights to the United States by early 2021. The plane will be the first that Bamboo owns, Vice Chairman Dang Tat Thang said, adding that the airline currently operates 20 leased Airbus aircraft. “The new wide-body aircraft will enable us to launch our direct flights to the United States, in late 2020 or early 2021,” Thang told a press conference.