Vietnam Airlines To Begin Da Nang - Vinh Flights

By Thu Loan.

22Oct2012 Vietnam Airlines announced to begin flights between Da Nang and Vinh (Nghe An Province) on 28Oct2012. The flights are operated on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The aircrafts used for these flights are ATR72 with 68 seats. The flight from Da Nang departs at 09:30 A.M and the return flight from Vinh departs at  11:25 A.M. The flight duration is 1 hour 15 minutes.

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Vietnam Airlines to Begin Indonesia Flights

By Thanh Huong.

From Dec 2012, Vietnam Airlines is to begin direct flights between Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) and Jakarta (Indonesia). Initially, the direct flights are on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The new flights are to meet the increasing demand for business and leisure travel between Vietnam and Indonesia. The route is currently operated by AirAsia only and the tickets are often booked out.

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Ukraine Aerosvit Airlines to Begin Vietnam Flights

By Thanh Huong.

The Ukrainian Aerosvit Airlines is to begin its first chartered flights between Kiev (Ukraine) and Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) from December 2012. The flights from Kiev are to depart on Sunday and Thursday, and the return flights are to leave Ho Chi Minh City on Monday and Friday respectively.

Ukrainian Aerosvit Airlines

VietJetAir Started Ho Chi Minh City - Hai Phong Flights

07Oct2012 VietJetAir, a privately owned air carrier in Vietnam, started its first daily flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Hai Phong. The route has high demand for air travel, but had been operated by Vietnam Airlines and Jetstar Pacific only. With more competition, the passengers on this route are benefiting more from cheaper airfares.

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Etihad Airways Begins Ho Chi Minh City Flights

By Tieu Quy.

9Oct2012 Etihad Airways hosted a press conference in Ho Chi Minh City announcing the plan for direct flights by the air firm between Abu Dhabi (UAE) and Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) starting from October 2013. The new flights are to meet the increasing demand for air travel between the two countries by both leisure travel market and business travel market. Etihad Airways plans to use Airbus 330-200 for the Vietnam flights with 22 Business Class Seats and 240 Economy Class Seats.

Etihad Airways

VietJetAir Begins Ho Chi Minh City - Nha Trang Flights

By Tieu Quy.

On 3August2012, VietJetAir started flights between Ho Chi Minh City and Nha Trang, after two months operating flights between Hanoi and Nha Trang. Currently, the air firm only flies on Tuesdays, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The fleet of VietJetAir has 3 Airbus 320s now and the firm is to have 2 more aircrafts at the end of 2012. VietJetAir is a new privately owned airline in Vietnam with flights to different tourist attractions in the country.

 

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Chileans Exempt from Vietnam Visas

Tieu Quy.

On 31July2012, the Vietnamese Government passed a resolution approving the draft treaty between Vietnam and Chile on waiving visas for holders of valid Chilean passports when entering Vietnam.

Currently, Chile along with Latin American Countries is a new market for Vietnam tourism industry and there are no direct flights between Vietnam and these countries. To travel to Vietnam from South America, the travelers can take flights by Singapore Airlines, Qatar and Emirates.

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Ho Chi Minh City - Dubai Direct Flights

By Lang Thang.

4June2012 Emirates started its first direct flights between Ho Chi Minh City (southern Vietnam) and Dubai (United Arab Emirates). Aircrafts used initially are Airbus 330-200 with 27 Business Class seats and 251 Economy Class seats.

Emirates Airline

SilkAir Begins Hanoi Flights

By Tieu Quy.

On 5June2012, SilkAir started its first flight between Singapore and Hanoi Vietnam. The flight is on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday departing Singapore Changi Airport at 1515 and arriving at Hanoi Noi Bai Airport at 1735 on the same day. The return flight from Hanoi departs at 1830 and arrives in Singapore at 2250 on the same day. This is the second direct flight by SilkAir between Singapore and Vietnam, after the one between Singapore and Da Nang (in the Central Region of Vietnam).

 

SilkAir

VietJetAir Flies Hanoi - Nha Trang

By Lang Thang.

19May2012 VietJetAir started flights between Hanoi and Nha Trang. The daily flight departs Hanoi at 0930 A.M and the return flight departs Nha Trang at 1145 A.M. The flight time is 1hour 45 minutes. The flights between these two cities are to meet the high demand for air travel by the Vietnamese tourists in northern region to the beach city of Nha Trang.

 Nha Trang Vietnam
Nha Trang Beach

 

Air Mekong Flies Hanoi - Con Dao Island

By Lang Thang.

Vietnam's low-cost airline is to begin flights between Hanoi and Con Dao Island from 19May2012. The air firm is to have flights on Wednesday and Saturday departing from Hanoi at 13:10 hours. The flight takes 2 hours and 10 minutes.

Air Mekong - Vietnam

VietJetAir Begins Ho Chi Minh City - Da Nang Flights

By Tieu Quy.

27April2012 VietjetAir, a low-cost air carrier in Vietnam, started flights between Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang (in the Central Region of Vietnam). All flights on this route are with Airbus A320 with 180 seats. Initially, the air firm plans two return flights per day for these two cities. VietjetAir is planning to begin flights between Hanoi and Nha Trang from 19May2012.

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