Taiwan carrier to resume flights to HCMC

By Hoang Phong   October 26, 2022 | 08:29 pm PT
Taiwan carrier to resume flights to HCMC
Passengers wait at Tan Son Nhat Airport in HCMC, January 2022. Photo by VnExpress/Quynh Tran
Taiwan's China Airlines is all set to resume services from HCMC to Kaohsiung and Taichung after a two-year hiatus.

There will be one flight a week between HCMC and Kaohsiung from October 30 and four on the HCMC-Taichung route from November 18.

Visitors to Taiwan are no longer needed to furnish a negative Covid test result or make a medical declarations before boarding.

In recent years Vietnam has been among the biggest source of visitors for Taiwan, which has been enjoying a tourism boom.

In 2019, the year before the onset of Covid, it received over 777,000 Vietnamese tourists.

That year Vietnam saw a 30% rise in visitor numbers from Taiwan.

Vietnam reopened its borders and resumed pre-pandemic visa policies on March 15.

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