Vietnam Airlines alters routes to avoid Middle East’s airspace

VOV.VN - National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines announced on January 8 that in order to ensure the absolute safety of their passengers, they will be immediately changing air routes both to and from Europe in order to avoid areas that are being affected by heighened tensions in the Middle East.

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A representative of Vietnam Airlines said that this adjustment will likely increase the length of time passengers spend on their flight, resulting in higher costs for the airline.

Despite this additional cost, the airline is prepared to maintain the adjustment  of air routes until tensions in the Middle East subside.

Vietnam Airlines recommends that passengers travelling to and from Europe during this period regularly check for updated information at; Facebook or alternatively contact Customer Service Center on 1900 1100.


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