Vietnam Airlines Opens Direct Flights between Vietnam and the UK

By Lang Thang.

According to Vietnam Airlines, the national flag carrier of Vietnam will start direct flights between Vietnam and the UK from 8-December-2011. All these flights will arrive at and depart from London Gatwick Airport. No information about the airport in Vietnam for these flights and frequency of the flights was disclosed just yet. Vietnam Airlines is planning 7 flights per week between the two countries in 2014. By far, Vietnam Airlines is the first airline that offers direct flights between the UK and Vietnam. London is the fourth city in Europe that Vietnam Airlines has direct flights to and from; the other three are Paris, Frankfurt and Moscow.