PHU QUOC (VNS) — Vietnam Airlines will open two new air routes connecting Phu Quoc International Airport in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta Province of Kien Giang with Singapore and Siem Reap (Cambodia) from November 1.
The carrier will operate two flights per week by A321 aircraft on the Phu Quoc-Singapore route and three flights a week by ATR72 on the Phu Quoc-SiemReap route.
In 2013, Phu Quoc Airport served nearly 700,000 passengers, up 39 per cent from the previous year. It has catered for some 450,000 passengers in the first half of this year, representing 60.8 per cent of its yearly target and a 34.1 per cent increase against the same period in 2013.
The airport also handled 836 tonnes of goods, fufilling 86.6 per cent of the annual target and rising 101.2 per cent from a year earlier. — VNS