Laos Airlines has opened its first direct flight from Pakse to Da Nang via Savannakhet.

The first pilot chartered flight with 70 passengers landed on Da Nang International Airport in central Vietnam on Mar. 30.

As scheduled, there will be three direct flights on ATR27 aircraft from Laos to Da Nang City on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday each week.

The route is a cooperation of the Da Nang city's administration and the Lao Government in order to celebrate the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and Laos.-VNA