Bamboo Airways to commence flight services in mid-January 2019

Vietnamese airline Bamboo Airways has announced it can´t start its operations until it gets the (aviation) licence from the Ministry of Transport, the company said.

Reuters news service reported that because the airline does not have its license, it postponed its targeted start date of December 29 and aims to start services in mid-January 2019.

Flight Fleets Analyzer indicates the airline is preparing its fleet. The airline has letters of intent for 24 A321neos and 20 Boeing 787-9s. Leases for four A320s and one A319 start January 15. The lease of another A320 will commence on 25 January.

Bamboo Airways is a startup airline owned by Vietnamese construction company, FLC Group. The airline will be established with a charter capital of USD 30.8 million. Bamboo Airways will be based at Quy Nhon´s Phu Cat Airport.