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Hanoi (VNA) – The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines has recently announced a plan to increase flights on a number of domestic and international routes to meet the rising demand during the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday.

Accordingly, an additional 800 flights with 136,000 seats will be conducted on 22 routes from January 26 to February 24, raising the total seats for the traditional holiday to nearly 2.1 million, an increase of 7 percent compared to regular schedule and 18 percent year-on-year.

The flights will be run on 15 domestic routes from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City, Nha Trang, Phu Quoc, Pleiku, Da Nang, and Dong Hoi; and from HCM City to Da Nang, Hai Phong, Vinh, Hue, Nha Trang, Phu Quoc, Buon Me Thuot, Pleiku, and Dong Hoi.

International routes from Can Tho to Taipei and Kaohsiung in Taiwan (China), and from HCM City to Taipei, Kaohsiung, Hong Kong (China), Fukuoka and Osaka in Japan will also be on the list.

To save time in arranging schedule, passengers can use Vietnam Airlines online services such as Web check-in and Mobile check-in as well as Kiosk check-in service at the Noi Bai, Tan Son Nhat and Da Nang airports.-VNA