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VietJet plans US$300m bond sale to finance Airbus orders while readying for IPO

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 05:50
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VietJet served about six million passengers last year, doubling from 2013. It expects passenger numbers to rise as much as 70 per cent this year with new routes to South Korea, Japan, Malaysia and China.

Hanoi

VIETJET Aviation Joint Stock Co, Vietnam's only privately owned carrier, plans to raise as much as US$300 million from a corporate bond sale to fund expansion while preparing for an initial public offering (IPO).

The company will raise US$200-300 million as early as the