Vietnam Airlines set to add 230,000 extra seats for Tet holiday

VOV.VN - The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines announced on November 12 that it will be putting on an additional 190,000 seats on domestic routes in order to meet the increasing travel demand during the Lunar New Year (Tet) period from January 9 to February 8, 2020.

vietnam airlines set to add 230,000 extra seats for tet holiday hinh 0
In addition, Jetstar Pacific, a member of the Vietnam Airlines Group, also plan to add an extra 40,000 seats, equivalent to more than 220 domestic flights, to meet the high demand during the peak season.

Along with tickets for Tet holiday that have been on sale in September, the added supply will bring the airline’s total number of seats for their entire flight network around the Lunar New Year to nearly 2.23 million, equivalent to approximately 12,000 flights.

Vietnam Airlines Group will give their main focus to adding seats on routes that enjoy high demand, including Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City to  Phu Quoc and Vinh, along with Ho Chi Minh City to Da Nang, Thanh Hoa, Vinh, Hue, Quang Nam, and Quy Nhon.

Speaking on behalf of the Vietnam Airlines Group, a representative advised passengers to purchase tickets through the airline’s official websites, ticketing agents, and request invoice issuance in order to ensure that they do not buy fake tickets at exorbitant prices.

Along with this advice, passengers are also being recommended to check in via telephone, through the website, mobile applications, or at kiosk check-in counters at Noi Bai, Tan Son Nhat, or Da Nang airports as a means of saving time for check-in procedures.

In order to check information regarding reservations and tickets, Vietnam Airlines and Vasco’s passengers will be able to log into the website, the official Facebook page at, contact the airline’s official ticketing offices nationwide, or call the Customer Care Center on 1900 1100.

Elsewhere, passengers of Jetstar Pacific will be able to access the website, the firm’s official Facebook page at, or contact the Customer Care Call Center on 1900 1550.


Related news