A corner of Hai Phong city (Source: Internet)

Khanh Hoa (VNA) – The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines opened a new air route from Nha Trang city in the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa to the northern port city of Hai Phong on November 15.

With direct flights between Cam Ranh International Airport and Hai Phong’s Cat Bi Airport and vice versa, the new route connects the two major tourist destinations in the northern and central regions.

According to Vietnam Airlines, initially there will be four flights each week between the two cities and the frequency will increase to seven flights soon.

Pham Ngoc Minh, Vietnam Airlines CEO, said the new service is the 95th in the company’s network of domestic and international air routes.

Vasco, an affiliate of Vietnam Airlines, will charter flights on the Nha Trang – Can Tho route as from December 10.

Low cost airline Jetstar Pacific will open a new route from Nha Trang to Vinh city in the central province of Nghe An as from December 15.-VNA