Vietnam Airlines adds 108 flights for Tet

By Anh Tu   January 16, 2023 | 08:28 pm PT
Vietnam Airlines adds 108 flights for Tet
Vietnam Airlines aircraft seen at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City in January 2021. Photo by VnExpress/Quynh Tran
Vietnam Airlines has expanded its Tet (Lunar New Year holiday) schedule for a fourth time with 108 additional flights with 20,000 seats.

Most of the flights are from HCMC and Hanoi to Vinh, Thanh Hoa, Hai Phong, Da Nang, and Hue, the airline said.

In all there will 9,200 flights with 1.9 million seats between January 1 and February 5.

Vietnam Airlines had earlier announced three additions in August and December for Tet in late January.

Other carriers like Vietjet, Bamboo Airways and Vietravel Airlines have also added flights.

Data from the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam showed that more than 90% of seats on flights from HCMC to central and northern destinations between January 14-21 had been booked as of January 12.

Many people from the central provinces of Thanh Hoa, Nghe An and Quang Binh work in the southern city and return to their hometown to celebrate Tet with their family.

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