Tour operator Vietravel is seeking the prime minister’s approval for the setup of Vietravel Airlines. The firm has sent its airline setup plan to the Ministry of Transport’s Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam which then will be submitted to the prime minister for consideration. An office of Vietravel Once approved, the carrier is expected to be put into operation in the second quarter of next year, using charter flights. The airline will raise the total aeroplane numbers to 30 by 2025. Being among leading tour operators in Vietnam, Vietravel serves nearly VND1 million tourists who will be the targeted customers for the company’s flights.