HANOI, Vietnam (Dec. 4, 2018) -- Travellers can fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Quang Ninh province's Van Don International Airport via a new flight from Vietnam Airlines, starting Dec. 30, 2018.
The daily service will be operated on Airbus A321 and will depart from Tan Son Nhat International Airport at 2pm and from Van Don International Airport at 4:45pm with a flight time of around two hours and five minutes.
To celebrate the new route, Vietnam Airlines is launching promotional one-way fares on Economy class, starting from only VND800,000 (excluding taxes, fees and surcharges.) Tickets are available for sale at ticket offices, agents and official website of Vietnam Airlines.
The new service will provide additional capacity to meet increasing tourism, business and trade demand, as well as enhancing connectivity between the South and Northeast of Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh City - the country’s largest economic center and financial hub – and Quang Ninh province, soon to become a special economic zone in Vietnam.
In preparation for this, Vietnam Airlines has provided new onground equipment, airport check-in system, suitable facility and infrastructure as well as intensive staff training, to ensure seamless and secure journeys and lure more tourists into this growing market.
For more information, please visit www.vietnamairlines.com, or contact Customer Care Center at 1900 1100.
About Van Don International Airport:
Van Don district of Quang Ninh is one of three special economic zones in Vietnam. Construction of Van Don International Airport, with a total investment of 7.5 trillion VND (330 million USD), will be completed by 30 December 2018. The airport covers an area of 288ha and accommodates support facilities, a two-module terminal and functional areas. It is expected to boost the local economy, including tourism at world-famous Ha Long Bay. Van Don airport is expected to welcome 500.000 passengers in the first year of operation and has an annual capacity of about 2.5 million passengers in 2020, which will increase to 5 million by 2030.