VNA to launch new air routes for summer vacation
The Saigon Times
|A Vietnam Airlines aircraft is seen taking off. Vietnam Airlines from April 24 to August 31 this year will launch six new domestic routes and resume air services on two routes to meet the surging travel demand brought on by the summer holidays – PHOTO: VNA|
HCMC – From April 24 to August 31 this year, Vietnam Airlines (VNA) will launch six new domestic routes—Danang-Vinh, Phu Quoc-Can Tho/Nha Trang/Buon Ma Thuot/Hue/Thanh Hoa—and resume air services on two routes—Danang-Thanh Hoa, Can Tho-Buon Ma Thuot—to meet the surging travel demand brought on by the summer holidays.
The national flag carrier will operate four weekly flights on the Danang-Thanh Hoa, Phu Quoc-Can Tho/Nha Trang/Hue routes on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays from April 24.
The Danang-Vinh, Can Tho-Buon Ma Thuot, Phu Quoc-Buon Ma Thuot/Thanh Hoa routes will have three weekly flights departing on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.
With an aim to promote the domestic tourism segment and contribute to the country’s socioeconomic growth after it was hit by Covid-19, VNA since May last year to date has opened 28 air routes, raising its domestic network to 67 routes.
Further, VNA is offering special ticket prices starting from VND99,000 per leg (equivalent to VND579,000 per leg including taxes and fees) to customers booking tickets for trips taken from April 24 to May 8 on these routes.
To ensure the safety and health of passengers and the community, VNA has been implementing Covid-19 preventive measures such as cleaning and disinfecting its fleet of aircraft and facilities, equipping its employees with protective gear and requesting passengers to make health declarations and undergo temperature checks before boarding flights.