Vietnam Airlines will offer 1,100 more flights to meet travel demand during the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday.
The flagship carrier said in its latest press release that it will run additional flights from January 31 to March 2 on the 15 domestic routes with strong air travel demand. More than 220,000 extra seats will be made available, bringing total seats for the period to nearly 1.5 million.
Earlier this week, the carrier also launched a promotion programme for domestic flights around Tet, the nation’s largest holiday.
According to the promotion, a return ticket for flights between Ha Noi, Vinh, Hai Phong, Thanh Hoa and HCM City are priced from VND999,000 (US$44).
The return ticket price for flights between Da Nang, Hue, Quy Nhon and HCM City is set from VND599,000 while those for flights between Buon Ma Thuot, Pleiku and HCM City are priced from VND399,000.
The sale programme is open from December 11 to December 31, 2017.
The promotion applies to customers booking one-way tickets from February 8, 2018 to February 16, 2018, and return tickets from February 7 to March 2, 2018.