The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines will add 4,040 one-way flights on its 20 domestic routes from May 23 to August 31 to meet peak travel demand during the summer.

With the increase, the carrier will be able to provide as many as 3.55 million seats, an increase of 21 percent compared to normal capacity, and 12 percent compared to the same period last year.

The flights include routes from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang, Nha Trang, Phu Quoc, Da Lat, Buon Me Thuot, and Quy Nhon; Ho Chi Minh City to Da Nang, Phu Quoc, Nha Trang, Dong Hoi, Da Lat and Con Dao.-VNA