Viet Nam reopens for limited international travel
10.12.2021 – 01:35 UTC
Viet Nam will gradually reopen international commercial air travel from December 15 to travelers from a number of approved countries, the country’s transport ministry said.
A December 8 statement said the plan to resume international services had been sent to Prime Minister Pháº¡m Minh ChÃnh for approval. None of the country’s airlines made an immediate announcement, although Vietnam Airlines (VN, Hanoi) announced on social media that it had made a Vietnamese carrier’s first direct flight from San Francisco, California ( United States) in Ho Chi Minh City on December 1. .
The reopening of international services comes in response to demand for travel from Vietnamese citizens during the end of the coming year and the Lunar New Year, and foreigners wishing to enter Vietnam for reasons of work, investment and tourism, the ministry said.
The resumption of flights will be carried out in two phases:
Phase 1 from December 15:
- flights will be permitted from the following nine destinations representing countries which have been found to be safe and which are most important …
VietJetAir to launch European flights in early 3Q22
06.12.2021 – 15:03 UTC
VietJetAir (VJ, Hanoi) has announced that it will launch services to Russia from three Vietnamese airports on July 3, 2022, marking the carrier’s European debut.
The low-cost company plans to operate four weekly flights to Moscow Sheremetyevo: two from Nha Trang Cam Ranh and two from Ho Chi Minh City via Hanoi. The services will operate with VietJetAir’s first widebody, the A330-300, with deliveries expected to begin shortly.
The airline did not respond to ch-aviation’s request to confirm the A330 induction date.
Currently, the LCC operates a fully narrow-body fleet comprising eighteen A320-200, thirty-eight A321-200, twelve A320-200N and seven A321-200NX. Its sister, Thai VietJetAir (VZ, Bangkok Suvarnabhumi), operates ten A320s and six A321s. The main Vietnamese carrier has 100 A321-200N, twenty A321-200NX (XLR), sixty-six B737-8, twenty-eight B737-8-200 and 106 B737-10 on order in addition to the A330s. which must come from donors.
Viet Nam is a popular destination for Russian tourists. However, due to …