|Budget carrier VietJet Air has agreed to increase the number of seats by 20 per cent to 70,000 in the holiday period. VNA/VNS Photo|
HCM CITY — The Civil Aviation Administration of Việt Nam has instructed airlines to increase flights from Hà Nội and HCM City to meet the huge demand during the five-day National Reunification Day (April 30) and International Labour Day (May 1) holidays.
It wants 26 additional flights a day between the two cities and tourism hubs like Nha Trang, Đà Nẵng, Phú Quốc, Đà Lạt, Huế, Vinh, Buôn Mê Thuột, and Pleiku between April 28 and May 3, which will translate into 4,500-5,000 seats.
Budget carrier VietJet Air has agreed to increase the number of seats by 20 per cent to 70,000.
Vietnam Airlines Group, which consists of Vietnam Airlines, Pacific Airlines and VASCO, will operate more flights to Hà Nội, Đà Nẵng and HCM City.
The routes with the most flights are HCM City – Hà Nội, Đà Nẵng, Đồng Hới, Vinh, Thanh Hóa, Chu Lai, Hải Phòng, Quy Nhơn, Huế and vice versa.
The CAAV also instructed the carriers to maintain punctuality and publicly list fares on distribution channels, penalising ticket agents who gouge customers. — VNS