Despite Covid-19, local airlines plan to operate about 1,000 flights a day, an increase of 28% compared to the previous Tet Holiday. The busiest days will have 1,200 flights, an increase of 25.3% on the previous Tet Holiday. According to the Civil Administration of Vietnam, Tet flights will be the focus from January 27 to February 26. Because of Covid-19, the airlines will not operate usual international flights but pour resources into domestic flights. Vietnam Airlines and Vasco will operate 379 flights a day and 504 flights on busy days, an increase of 35.5% and 31% respectively compared to the same period last year. Vietjet Air plans to operate 371 flights a day and 375 flights on busy days, an increase of 17% and 28% on last year. Bamboo Airways reported that they will operate 180 flights a day, increased by 27.5% and 190 flights on busy days, increased by 34% on last year. Pacific Airlines will have an average of 124 flights a day and 130 flights a day during the peak of the … [Read more...] about Thousands of flights planned for Tet Holiday
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Bamboo Airways said it recently launched direct flights from Can Tho to Phu Quoc island, and Con Dao island in Ba Ria-Vung Tau province. The non-stop service will be operated during the week, using Embraer 195 aircraft. On the occasion, the airline offers special fares on the route, with one-way ticket priced from 49,000 VND on Can Tho-Phu Quoc, and 809,000 VND on Can Tho-Con Dao. … [Read more...] about VIETNAM BUSINESS NEWS JANUARY 20
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