Vietjet Air is set to begin flying the Ha Noi - Nha Trang route from May 24.

The new route is the carrier's third, in addition to the Ha Noi - HCM City and HCM City - Da Nang routes.

Another carrier, Air Mekong officially opened a direct air route between Ha Noi and Con Dao May 20, with nine flights a week.

The new route is expected to meet increasing demand of tourists from northern localities to travel to the historical, southern island during the summer, the airline said.-VNA