Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam Airlines Group, which includes Vietnam Airlines, Pacific Airlines and VASCO, will restore almost all of its domestic flight network after October 20, as many localities relaxed travel restrictions.
The carriers plan to officially sell the tickets on October 20, just after getting clearance from the relevant authorities.
Thus, from October 21 to November 30, the group plans to operate nearly 40 roads across the country, or about the equivalent of the total number of roads before the COVID-19 epidemic in 2021.
It will perform more than 90 flights per day from October 21 and will increase to almost 120 flights from the end of October to November.
The national carrier Vietnam Airlines plans to reopen routes between Da Nang and Hai Phong, Buon Ma Thuot, Nha Trang, Da Lat and Can Tho from mid-November.
The Transport Department also proposed that airlines no longer need to keep the middle seat empty on flights from October 21, but that passengers must meet one of the three conditions to fly, namely to have certificates of full vaccination for at least 14 days. and at the latest 12 months before the departure, or the recovery of COVID-19[female[feminine no later than six months before departure, or test negative for SARS-CoV-2 using RT-PCR and rapid antigen test methods no later than 72 hours before departure.
During the pilot period from October 10 to 20, Vietnam Airlines Group operated 150 flights on 16 routes, carrying nearly 12,000 passengers./.