Viet Nam Resumes Flights to 20 Countries, Territories

12:13:10 PM | 2/23/2022

Viet Nam has reopened air routes to 20 countries and territories, namely Cambodia, Hong Kong (China), Japan, the Republic of Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines, Qatar, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, the UAE, Laos, China, France, Germany, the UK, Australia, Russia, and the US.

Director of the Transportation Department under the Ministry of Transport Tran Bao Ngoc made that above statement at a press conference on February 22.

In comparison with 2019 (before the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic), only eight destinations have yet had air routes resumed, namely Brunei, India, Indonesia, Myanmar, Macao (China), Finland, Italy, and Switzerland.

As many as 370 international flights from/to Viet Nam are being launched per week each way, compared to 4,185 in the 2019 winter flight schedule, he noted.

Six domestic carriers, including Viet Nam Airlines, Vietjet Air, Pacific Airlines, Bamboo Airways, Vietravel Airlines, and VASCO, are operating 56 domestic air routes with 2,570 flights per week each way, down two routes and 217 flights from the flight scheduled in the 2019 winter.