A Turkish Airlines plane lands in Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) - Turkish Airlines has officially launched new routes linking Istanbul with Hanoi and HCM City with five flights per week.

The direct flights from Hanoi and HCM City to Istanbul will take 15 and 12 hours respectively. These flights will be operated by an Airbus 330-300 with 288 seats.

The new routes mark a milestone for Turkish Airlines in expanding its network in the Asia-Pacific region while opening up more opportunities for Vietnamese travellers.

The airline plans to increase the frequency on these routes to seven flights per week from October 31.-VNA