Air starts service to HCM City
HCM CITY — An Airbus 320
aircraft of the Royal Brunei Airlines touched down at HCM City yesterday,
officially opening the carrier’s Viet Nam service and connecting Brunei and
Viet Nam for the first time.
Earlier in the day a
ceremony was held in accordance with Muslim religious practices at Brunei
"We foresee HCM City
as an alternative shopping and sightseeing destination for Bruneians and other
Royal Brunei Airlines (RBA) passengers," Rozman Junaidi, acting head of RBA’s
corporate communications, said.
flights will depart from HCM City at 7am on Tuesday and at 4.35pm on Thursday
and Sunday and the return flights will depart from Brunei at 8.10pm on Monday
and 2.40pm on Thursday and Sunday.
To mark the inauguration,
RBA offers special fares of US$158 for a round trip from HCM City to Bandar Seri
Begawan. — VNS