Vietnam Airlines to increase domestic flights to serve travel demand

The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines will continue increasing the frequency of domestic flights to serve increasing travel demand of people as the COVID-19 pandemic is well controlled in the country and the domestic aviation market is recovering rapidly, the carrier’s representative said on September 14.

Accordingly, for the Hanoi-Vinh route, the airline will add two flights a week in September and five in October, raising the total flights to nine and 14 a week, respectively.

Vietnam Airlines will increase nine flights a week on Hanoi-Quy Nhon route, raising the total to 15.

For Hanoi-Nha Trang route, it will add 16 flights per week to make the total rise to 26.

Four more flights a week will be increased on Hanoi-Da Lat and Hanoi-Pleiku routes, raising the total to 18 and 11, respectively.

For Hanoi-Tuy Hoa route, Vietnam Airlines will flexibly adjust its schedule based on passengers’ real travel demand.

Earlier, the national flag carrier announced that from September 16, it will increase the frequency of flights connecting Da Nang city and Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, with four and five round trips a day, respectively.

The airline is making final preparation steps to resume international commercial flights right after the resumption is approved by the relevant authorities. Flight schedule may be adjusted based on situations and development of the pandemic, it warned. Social distancing and preventive measures will be applied during the flights per order of the Ministry of Transport to curb the spread of COVID-19. To update information, passengers can access the carrier's website, Facebook page, ticket offices nationwide, and hotline.

Source: VNA