Vietnam’s airports greet 52.8 million passengers in first half

Passenger traffic through airports in Vietnam hit 52.8 million in the first half of this year, a surge of 14% year on year, the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam reported.

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The passengers were on board 223,000 flights, which showed a rise of 10.6% year on year.

The volume of cargo through the airports was 726,000 tonnes, up 9.4% from the same period last year.

According to the authority, 35.4 million passengers were transported during the reviewed time, up 16.8% year on year, including 25.1 million carried by Vietnamese carriers, up 15% year on year.

The Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV), the operator of 21 civil airports across the country, has announced a plan to transport 101.8 million passengers in 2018. 

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