HCM CITY — Kazakhstan's national airline Air Astana will open direct flights to HCM City by the end of this year, the airline has announced.
The company will operate two flights per week, with aircraft stopping over for transit in Bangkok, Thailand.
A representative of Air Astana told Viet Nam News Agency that the opening of the route indicateded the good relations between the two countries.
The direct flights would help promote bilateral trade as well as tourism, he said.
Viet Nam's Vietway Aviation is authorised to be Air Astana's sole representative in charge of selling tickets, marketing and expanding market share.
Last month Emirates Airline launched direct flights between HCM City and Dubai, with one flight per week on this new route. — VNS