Vietnam’s air passengers rise 56.8 per cent

June 08, 2022 | 17:18
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Vietnam welcomed over 40.7 million air passengers in the year to early June, up 56.8 per cent on-year, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV).
Vietnam’s air passengers rise 56.8 per cent
Vietnam saw a strong rise in the number of air passengers

The figure includes 1.8 million international passengers, up 904.6 per cent, and 38.9 million domestic passengers, up 52.6 per cent.

Vietnamese air carriers accommodated 20.1 million passengers, up 56.1 per cent on-year.

Cargo transport was estimated to reach 765,000 tonnes, up 30.6 per cent on-year.

It is projected that in 2022, airports in Vietnam are likely to welcome 87.8 million passengers, up 190 per cent from 2021. International tourist arrivals by air are expected to reach five million, up 844 per cent. And domestic arrivals will reach 82.8 million, up 178.4 per cent.

Also, cargo transport is forecast to hit about 1.5 million tonnes this year, up 5 per cent from 2021.

By Bich Thuy

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