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Hanoi (VNA) – Emirates Airlines, a leading carrier of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will launch daily flights connecting Dubai-Hanoi and Dubai-Yangon (Myanmar) from August 3.

In its announcement on February 25, the airline said that expanding services to those cities will help the airline consolidate its network in the Southeast Asian region while bringing new options to passengers.

Hanoi is the carrier’s second destination in Vietnam. Emirates Airlines added Ho Chi Minh City to its global network in June, 2012.

Last year, the airline announced complimentary Dubai visas for Vietnamese passengers who booked tickets from Ho Chi Minh City to Dubai between October 20 and November 20. This provided Vietnamese customers a unique opportunity to discover the global city of Dubai.-VNA