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Vietnam Airlines to fly round-the-clock during Tet holidays

2012-01-11 (GMT + 7)

A spokesman of the Vietnam Airlines, Le Hoang Dung, on January 9th, announced the additional schedule on domestic flights to serve passengers in the upcoming Lunar New Year festival.

vietnam-airlineAccordingly, the national flag-carrier plans to carry out more night flights in rush hours during the festival and the earliest and latest flights will depart at 5:30am and 11:30pm, respectively. Especially, from January 14 to 22 and January 24th to February 6th, the airline’s flights on major routes will conduct the whole day.

On January 21st, Vietnam Airlines will provide 111 flights on local main routes, including 44 on route Ho Chi Minh City-Hanoi and 22 on route Ho Chi Minh City-Danang (up to 24 and 12 flights against normal days, respectively).

After the Tet, on January 28th, it also offers 112 flights, including 39 from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City and 26 from Danang to Ho Chi Minh City.

Besides, between January 26th and February 5th, passengers on domestic flights departing from 10:00pm to 12:00pm will do check-in at the first floor, wing B (desks from 71st to 80th).

In addition, the airline also transports peach, apricot and kumquat blossoms as part of passengers’ luggage at an extra-charge of VND 150,000-350,000, depending on different routes, using Boeing 777, Airbus A330, A321 and A320 aircrafts. Further information is available at the airline’s website: and its ticket boxes across the country.

Source: VNS

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