|An plane of Singapore Airlines receives welcome after landing at Đà Nẵng international Airport after a two-year deadlock by the COVID-19. — Photo courtesy of Đà Nẵng Tourism Promotion Centre|
ĐÀ NẴNG — The central city’s tourism industry officially resumed its international air routes by hosting two international flights of Singapore Airlines and Thai Vietjet with 310 passengers on Sunday, marking the first air routes operating since reopening after closures due to the pandemic.
The safe landing of the two flights will promote Đà Nẵng’s tourism and logistics in hosting and resuming of series international air routes from Thailand, Malaysia, Korea, Singapore, Japan and India between April and July.
Singapore Airlines will begin daily flights between Singapore and Đà Nẵng, while Thai Viejet will operate three flights per week later.
Đà Nẵng also tested its capacity in preparation for the 16th annual Routes Asia Development Forum 2022 on June 6-8.
|International visitors return to Đà Nẵng as the city officially resumed international flights on March 27. — Photo courtesy of Đà Nẵng Tourism Department|
Earlier, Vietnam Airlines anfd Viejet Air also operated their domestic flights to connect Đà Nẵng with cities and provinces including Hà Nội, HCM City, Hải Phòng, Cần Thơ, Phú Quốc, Khánh Hoà, Đà Lạt, Vinh, Thanh Hoá and Ban Mê Thuột.
Last week, Đà Nẵng successfully hosted the 2022 Manulife Đà Nẵng International Marathon with the participation of 5,000 runners, while thousands of participants joined MICE events in the city between January and March.
The coastal city plans to host the Iroman Race in May and an event on the Asian Development Tour in June.
|Balloons decorate the coastal central city of Đà Nẵng. More tour programmes are planned in the city between March and September. — VNS Photo Lê Lâm|
Đà Nẵng will debut a sea route connecting to the Lý Sơn Islands, off the coast of Quảng Ngãi Province on March 29, and the first trip will be on April 9.
A proposal of sea routes from Đà Nẵng to Quảng Nam and Quảng Ngãi was planned in recent years, promoting tour links of world heritage destinations in central Việt Nam by air, road and sea.
Đà Nẵng and Quảng Nam plan to host 8 million tourists as part of the tourism recovery plan in 2022. — VNS