|More flight set up to send fans to support Việt Nam team in the Philippines at the AFF Cup. — Photo dantri.com.vn|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam Airlines (VNA) will run a direct flight from HCM City to Bacolod, the Philippines, so football fans can attend the AFF Cup semi-final match between Việt Nam and the hosts this Sunday.
VNA said the three and a half hour flight will depart at 11am from Tân Sơn Nhất International Airport and return at 11.30pm local time same day.
VNA will work with tourist agencies to offer packages so fans can enjoy the match comfortably.
Earlier, VNA planned a flight from Hà Nội to Balacod the same day.
Tour packages range from VNĐ16.9-23.5 million (US$725-1,000).
On Tuesday the airlines’ first charter flight brought the Vietnamese team to the venue.
The semi-final will be at Panaad Stadium and aired on Việt Nam’s VTV6 and South Korean SBS channels at 6.30pm Hà Nội time. — VNS