Two new direct domestic air routes will open on October 24 and 27 respectively, announced Vietnam Airlines.
The Hanoi-Tuy Hoa route will have 3 flights a week on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday using Fokker 70s which depart from Hanoi at 7h30 and arrive in Tuy Hoa at 9h55.
The Hanoi-Pleiku route will have 4 flights a week on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday, also using the same aircraft which take off from Noi Bai International Airport at 7h and land in Pleiku at 8h30. The return flight leaves Pleiku at 9h15 and arrives in Hanoi at 10h40.
Pleiku airport now has only 7 flights a week from Pleiku via Da Nang to Hanoi and 11 flights a week from Pleiku to Ho Chi Minh City.
The Pleiku route will help passengers reduce their fare cost and travel time by 35 minutes.