National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines said on May 12 that it will launch five more domestic routes this month with tickets priced from VND99,000 (US$4.3) for one-way tickets, exclusive of fees and taxes.
VOV.VN - Up to 270 Vietnamese citizens who had been stranded in Malaysia as a result of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) joined a Vietnam Airlines flight which departed from Kuala Lumpur to Danang on May 10.
As many as 276 Vietnamese citizens were flown home from Vancouver, Canada, on May 8 and 9.
More than 340 Vietnamese citizens have returned home safely from the US and been quarantined upon their arrival, according to the Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The Ministry of Transport (MoT) has asked its Department of Transport and Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) to study and propose the restoration of a number of international flights following the coronavirus epidemic under control in Vietnam.
VOV.VN - Local airlines have initiated plans to restore the entire domestic flight network in June to meet the travel demand of passengers as the country moves past the novel coronavirus period.
VOV.VN - The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines will be running an official summer promotional programme on domestic routes until May 10, with the airline offering one-way tickets to local destinations starting from only VND299,000.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Transport and Vietnam’s representative offices in the US are actively joining hands to assist the Vietnam Airlines in clearing necessary procedures and looking for suitable options to bring Vietnamese citizens affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in the US back home at the earliest possible date, the Foreign Ministry said on May 3.
Commercial flights from/to the Van Don International Airport in northern Quang Ninh province will resume from May 4, after an unexpected hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
VOV.VN - As a result of an increase in travel demand during the upcoming Reunification Day on April 30 and May Day, the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has proposed increasing flight numbers whilst reducing the number of seats on board.
VOV.VN - Local airlines are expected to put on up to 13 additional flights with the aim of getting stranded Vietnamese citizens home from countries around the world due to the novel coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV).
The Van Don international airport in the northern province of Quang Ninh announced on April 22 that commercial flights at the airport could be resumed in early May.
VOV.VN - National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines and Vinpearl, a subsidiary of conglomerate Vingroup, have joined forces to launch a scheme aimed at showing their gratitude for workers on the frontline in the battle against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
VOV.VN - The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has suggested to the Ministry of Transport that additional air routes could be operated between April 23 and April 30, including 20 flights per day running on the Hanoi-Ho Chi Minh City route.
VOV.VN - Several of Vietnam's airlines have announced that airfares are set to see a three to five fold increase in terms of price in comparison to their current value, with the new price policy coming into force as of April 19.
VOV.VN - Relevant Vietnamese agencies in collaboration with the Italian embassy in Hanoi and Italia’s ENI company brought 50 Italian citizens stranded in Vietnam due to the coronavirus to their home country on a Vietnam Airlines aircraft on April 17.
The National Payment Corporation of Vietnam (NAPAS) and the Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam (Vietcombank) on April 16 announced a COVID-19 discount programme for businesses providing transportation services.
VOV.VN - Passengers will be able to enjoy four-star quality services when flying between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City on fights run by Jetstar Pacific as of April 16, according to a representative from national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines.
Domestic airlines on April 15 evening announced they are increasing flight frequency between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City as from April 16, but the time difference between two consecutive landings in HCM City should be at least 90 minutes.
VOV.VN - Vietnam Airlines has recently transported approximately 100 British citizens stranded in Vietnam and Cambodia to their home country due to the novel coronavirus.