Number of foreign passengers via airports in Q1 sees 441% rise

VOV.VN - The number of foreign travelers travelling through local airports during the first quarter of the year is forecast to grow by 441% against the same period from last year to reach 141,600 passengers, according to statistics released by the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV).

Furthermore, international cargo being transported through airports is anticipated to soar by 113.9% compared to the same period in 2021 to reach 38,000 tonnes.

This comes following Vietnam reopening international routes both to and from 20 countries and territories globally from March 15, with the ultimate aim of welcoming approximately five million foreign visitors in the year ahead.

In total, the number of domestic and foreign passengers during the first quarter is forecast to stand at 6.5 million. In addition, approximately 48,400 tonnes of cargo will be transported during this period.

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