Vietnam Airlines has sought government approval to invest $8.38 billion to expand its fleet, taking it to 110 aircraft by 2015 in the first phase, a state-run newspaper reported on Friday. The airline is currently operating around 300 flights a day with 68 aircraft, including two Fokkers. It wants to take its total fleet to 170 by 2020, which would A350-900s, 787-9s, A380s as well as narrow-body A320s and A321s plus ATR-72s and Bombardier C series, the report said.

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