Hanoi (VNA) – National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines has launched two domestic flights connecting Vinh city in the central province of Nghe An where President Ho Chi Minh was born with cities in the Central Highlands to mark his 130th birthday (May 19).

The first flight from Vinh to Buon Ma Thuot in Dak Lak province departed at 16:05 on May 19 while the first flight from Vinh to Da Lat in Lam Dong province took off at 17:25.

There will be four flights per week on the Vinh – Buon Ma Thuot route on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays and three on the Vinh – Da Lat route on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.

To prevent the transmission of the COVID-19 pandemic, Vietnam Airlines conducts daily disinfection of all its operating aircraft as well as screening of passengers’ health at airports in line with regulations of the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam.

All passengers are required to wear face masks during their journeys, while crews are also equipped with face masks and gloves.

For more information about the new services, passengers can visit its official website at www.vietnamairlines.com, Facebook fanpage www.facebook/VietnamAirlines or call Customer Services hotline 1900 1100./.