On January 5th, the Corporation of Vietnam Airlines (Vietnam Airlines) said it would increase flights for the peak period of Tet holidays from January 26th to February 24th, 2016 (ie from December 25th to February 24th on lunar calendar) to serve the travel demands of passengers.
More than 800 one-way flights in Tet holiday 2016
Accordingly, Vietnam Airlines will serve more than 800 one-way flights on these routes in great demand on the domestic and international journeys, respectively 136,000 seats on 22 routes, increasing the total number of seats supplied in peak period of Tet up to nearly 2.1 million seats, up 7% compared to usual number and increasing 18% compared to the same period in 2015.
The additional flights
The additional flights include 15 domestic flights and 7 international flights among cities: Hanoi – Ho. Ho Chi Minh City, Nha Trang, Phu Quoc, Pleiku, Da Nang, Dong Hoi; Tp. Ho Chi Minh City – Da Nang, Hai Phong, Vinh, Hue, Nha Trang, Phu Quoc, Buon Me Thuot, Pleiku, Dong Hoi; Tho – Taipei, Kaohsiung (Taiwan); Tp. Ho Chi Minh City – Taipei, Kaohsiung (Taiwan), Hong Kong (China), Fukuoka, Osaka (Japan). In particular, some key routes are increased flights by Vietnam Airlines to better serve the needs of passengers: Between Hanoi – HCM city, 192 flights by Boeing 787, Boeing 777, Airbus A350, Airbus A330 and Airbus A321 are increased. Between Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang, flights by Airbus A321 increase 90 flights. Giua City. Between Ho Chi Minh City and Phu Quoc, Hue, flights by Airbus A321 and ATR-72 increase about 90 flights.