Vietnam Airlines is the national carrier of Vietnam and operates from its two hubs - Noi Bai International Airport and Tan Son Nhat International Airport,in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City respectively. In 2010, Vietnam Airlines became the first Southeast Asian carrier to join SkyTeam, the leading airline alliance, and in 2015, became the second airline in the world to operate both next-generation aircraft Boeing Dreamliner 787-9 & Airbus A350-9XWB at the same time. Vietnam Airlines achieved its current SkyTrax four-star rating for the first time in 2016.
Vietnam Airlines operates daily nonstop Dreamliner flights from Heathrow T4 to either Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City, as well as onward connections to numerous destinations across Vietnam, Indochina,Asia and Australia. Dreamliner services from Heathrow feature Economy, Premium Economy and Business Class cabins, while Vietnam Airlines frequent flyer programme, Lotusmiles also offers passengers the chance to earn reward points.