Airlines plan direct flights to Viet Nam

December 4, 2009

LookAtVietnam – Foreign air carriers are planning to launch several direct routes to Viet Nam, with the first due to begin this month.

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Transasia Airlines will start flying from Taipei in Taiwan to the central city of Da Nang on December 26, operating two flights a week to begin with before possibly increasing the frequency next year.

It will become the second foreign airline after Singapore’s Silk Air to fly to Da Nang.

Silk Air operates three flights a week.

German carrier Lufthansa has announced plans to begin direct flights from Berlin to Ha Noi.

Besides German businessmen and tourists, there is also a huge demand from the tens of thousands of Vietnamese living and studying in that country.

Vietnam Airlines only flies to Frankfurt.

The national flag carrier has announced plans to begin direct flights on the Japan-Da Nang route on December 21.

It is expected to introduce more direct flights from Da Nang to other countries next year.

VietNamNet/Viet Nam News


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