Bamboo Airways provides free transport of relief supplies to central region hinh anh 1Bamboo Airways carries relief aid to flood-hit victims in the central region(Photo: VNA)


Hanoi (VNA) – Newest carrier Bamboo Airways begins to carry relief goods to flood-hit victims in the central region free-of-charge starting from October 19, a representative of the airline has said.

Accordingly, aid packages weighing less than 40 kg will be prioritised on flights from Hanoi and HCM City to Vinh (Nghe An province), Dong Hoi (Quang Binh province), Chu Lai (Quang Nam province) and Da Nang city.

Donors can contact Bamboo Airways’ freight transport services at or hotline 086 6969068.

Floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains over the past weeks in the central and Central Highlands regions, particularly Thua Thien – Hue and Quang Tri provinces, claimed 84 lives and left 38 others missing as of 6pm on October 18, according to the Office of the Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.

Heavy rain is predicted to last in the coming days, posing a high risk of landslides and flash floods in the central and Central Highlands regions./.