Vietnam Vanquishing the Challenges of COVID

PREMIUM CONTENT. To continue reading please login, or click on SUBSCRIBE above, or purchase access to this report for 1 month.

$4.50


July 12, 2022

Intro

AUSTRALIA is one of the fastest-recovering international markets for Vietnam Airlines, which is rapidly increasing frequencies to key markets across Asia-Pacific, Europe and the United States . . .

 

SYDNEY -- Vietnam Airlines has increased its flight frequencies out of Sydney and Melbourne to meet increasing post-COVID travel demand.

 Improved connections for onwards journeys from Vietnam to Europe will also be offered as the airline increases frequencies into Europe for the Northern summer.

 From July, the Vietnamese flag carrier is scheduling seven flights weekly out of Sydney and four from Melbourne.

 "We are about to resume for the northern summer five direct weekly services between Sydney and Ho Chi Minh as well as four from Melbourne, in addition to two direct weekly return services between Sydney and Hanoi. 

"This reflects our strong commitment to the Australian market," Truong Tran Ngoc Hung, deputy director of marketing and sales for Vietnam Airlines, told ATI. 

 Hung said VN had also adjusted its schedule to improve connections from Europe into Australia.  "We are flying 4 days a week to London, 3 days to Paris and 5 days to Frankfurt," he said.

Addressing agents and industry partners at a Rediscover Vietnam forum in Sydney, he said: "These frequency increases and improved connection times will hopefully encourage you to consider Vietnam Airlines as a partner in getting your clients to Europe.

 "Our frequency increases to many locations show a solid market recovery now, and that is in part due to the agents and partners here with us tonight."