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Vietnam Airlines earns pre-tax profit of over 84 million US dollars

The national flag carrier, Vietnam Airlines, has reported that its revenues in 2018 are estimated to hit 73.3 trillion dong (over 3.1 billion US dollars), meeting 99.8 percent of its set plan.

The carrier’s pre-tax profit is estimated at 1.96 trillion dong (84.3 million US dollars), 0.04 percent higher than the set plan.

In the year, Vietnam Airlines operated 154,000 flights with over 340,000 flying hours, meeting 93 percent and 97 percent of the set plan.

It transported 22 million passengers, equivalent to the figure of 2017, meeting 91 percent of the set plan, and approximately 350,000 cargoes, accomplishing the yearly plan.

The carrier’s OTP departures hit 88.5 percent, a 0.5 point higher than the set goal while OTP arrivals reached 80 percent, meeting the set goal.-VNA/VNP