The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has just announced that the Hanoi-Ho Chi Minh City route is listed in the world's four busiest domestic air routes.
This is based on the evaluation of British aviation analysis company OAG. From October 2021 to September 2022, the Hanoi-Ho Chi Minh City route recorded more than 8.5 million passengers, following South Korea's Jeju-Seoul route (16 million), Japan's Sapporo New Chitose Apt-Tokyo (10 million), and Fukuoka-Tokyo (more than 9.8 million).
This year, ranking fifth to tenth in the list are Jeddahi-Riyadh King Khalid (Saudi Arabia), Melbourne-Sydney (Australia), Mumbai-Delhi (India), Tokyo-Okinawa Naha (Japan), Jakarta Soekamo-Hatta Apt-Denpasar (Indonesia), and Beijing-Shanghai (China).
According to the CAAV, in the first nine months of the year, the volume of passengers travelling across 22 airports was 75 million, an increase of 162 per cent on-year, including 6.7 million international visitors (up about 1,800 per cent) and 68 million local arrivals (up 141 per cent on-year).
Domestic airlines carried 37 million passengers, an increase of 157 per cent on-year, including 2.9 million international visitors, and 34 million local arrivals.
In June, the International Air Transport Association placed Vietnam first of 25 countries whose aviation market recovers the most quickly, followed by Mexico, Brazil, Russia, Spain, Turkey, Australia, and others.
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