China Eastern Airlines to launch direct flights to Vietnam

(VOV) - The Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam has issued permits allowing China Eastern Airlines to offer direct flights connecting Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City to Kunming (China).

China Eastern Airlines will soon start conducting two round trip flights per week using Boeing B737 on the Kunming-Hanoi route and three per week on the Kunming-HCM City route.

China Eastern Airlines, headquartered in Shanghai, was founded in 1988. It is now one of three largest airlines in China.

So far, the airline has carried out flights to more than 100 destinations around the globe and has cooperated with American Airlines, Air France, British Airways, Qantas and Cathay Pacific.