Society

More than 200 extra flights for holiday period

On April 17 the national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines, announced that it will schedule more than 200 extra domestic and international flights from Apr. 27 to May 2, to meet the increasing demand from the public to travel during South Vietnam’s Liberation Day (April 30) and May Day (May 1).
Business

Kiev-HCM City direct air route launched

Ukraine ’s national carrier Aerosvit Airlines on Dec. 23 officially inaugurated a new direct service linking the Ukrainian capital of Kiev and Ho Chi Minh City.
Business

Vietstar Airlines gets licence

Vietnam 's Civil Aviation Administration has granted a license to Vietstar Airlines which will be operating tourist and private flights along domestic and international routes.
Society

Cam Ranh to receive flights from Russia

Two new routes from the Russian cities of Khabarovsk and Vladivostok to Cam Ranh international airport in the central city of Nha Trang will be launched this winter.
Business

Expo promotes regional tourism

A three-day annual International Travel Expo aimed at boosting 3CODE (Three Countries One Destination) tourism programme covering Vietnam , Laos and Cambodia opened in HCM City on Sept. 30.
Business

Jetstar Pacific offers discounted fares

Low-cost carrier Jetstar Pacific has said all its branches are applying the same promotion programme on its 129 domestic and international routes beginning last week.
Business

Cargo carrier takes off in early 2010

The first flights of Vietnam’s first private air Cargo carrier, Trai Thien Air Cargo Joint-Stock Company, is scheduled to begin operations in the first quarter of next year.