The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines will conduct eight additional direct flights between the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho and Taiwan to meet the increasing demand during the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday.

According to Nguyen Phuc Dien, head of the airlines’ Can Tho branch, the first flight will take off on January 26 from Taipei and the last on February 9 from Can Tho.

This is the fifth year that Vietnam Airlines had additional flights to serve passengers travelling between Can Tho and Taiwan during the most important annual holiday, which will be celebrated in the January and early February next year.-VNA