Vietnamese airlines has been the first Vietnamese carriers resuming commercial flights to certain countries and territories, while seriously applying regulations on COVID-19 epidemic prevention.
Vietjet Air has also reopened international commercial flights to certain Asian destinations including Bangkok (Thailand), Tokyo (Japan), Seoul (South Korea) and Taipei (Taiwan, China).
Bamboo Airways also announced to restart commercial flights between Hanoi/Ho Chi Minh City and London from May.
Vietnam Airlines said it expected the first Vietnam-U.S. straight flight will be conducted some time in 2022. The national flag carrier reveals it has conducted 12 flights repatriating Vietnamese citizens from the U.S. since May 2020.
Vietnam Airlines maintains international commercial flights between Hanoi and HCMC and several Asian destinations including South Korea, Japan and Australia, starting from April 1 to June 30. Other flights to Japan, South Korea and Taiwan will renew after being approved by the authorities.
Earlier, the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam reported the Ministry of Transport on the resumption of international commercial flights to other countries in line with the Prime Minister’s dual goal policy of containing the pandemic and recovering economy.
The resumption of some international flights has met the fundamental travel need of Vietnamese and foreigners. By DT