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Vietnam Airlines to change flight codes

2011-03-29 (GMT + 7)

Vietnam Airlines on Thursday said it would apply new codes to its domestic flights from the summer schedule starting March 27.

A four-digit code starting with VN will replace the three-digit code currently applicable to the services operated to all domestic destinations. Vietnam Airlines will switch to a four-digit code for its international flights in the winter schedule from October 30.

Vietnam Airlines will inform the change to the all the passengers who have already booked seats on the carrier’s flights or those passengers of foreign airlines who have purchased tickets for the domestic sectors conducted by Vietnam Airlines.

Vietnam Airlines will deploy staff at departure airports in the country to help the passengers who have not known about the flight code change. Passengers are also advised to contact the carrier’s offices to get updates about their flight status.

Vietnam Airlines now uses 70 aircraft of different types for more than 300 daily flights on 79 routes to 20 domestic destinations and 26 international airports. The carrier envisages in its development plan to fly on 120 routes to 23 domestic locations and 45 international airports by 2020.

Source: The Saigon times

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