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VietJet orders 100 Boeing 737 MAX planes

The airline is now one of South-east Asia's fastest-growing low-cost carriers

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From left: Vietjet CEO Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao, US President Barack Obama. Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang and Boeing Commercial Airplanes president and CEO Ray Corner.

Hanoi

VIETNAM'S VietJet on Monday agreed a firm order of 100 Boeing 737 MAX 200 jets worth US$11.3 billion at list prices, making it one of South-east Asia's fastest-growing low-cost carriers.

The deal, signed during US President Barack Obama's visit to Vietnam, represents a coup