The Hanoitimes - National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines announced on June 3 that it would increase domestic flights to meet peak travel demand during this summer.
The firm will add nearly 3,000 flights or nearly 530,000 seats on domestic air routes to favorite destinations such as Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang, Nha Trang and Phu Quoc.
In addition, Vietnam Airlines also announced to increase more than 470 flights on rush days during this summer. The total number of seats served during the period will be 4.5 million seats, up 6% from the same period last year.
Vietnam Airlines increases domestic flights during this Summer.
The firm recommended passengers to book flight tickets early and use online check-in services to reduce time for waiting in the airport before departure.
Further information is available at website www.vietnamairlines.com, the carrier’s Facebook page and hotline 1900 1100.
Vietnam Airlines expects to serve more than 24.3 million passengers and earn consolidated revenue of over VND97 trillion (US$4.27 billion) in 2018. The carrier also targets a pre-tax profit of more than VND2.4 trillion (US$105.4 million) this year, while that of the parent company will be at VND1.95 trillion (US$85.6 million).
In 2017, Vietnam Airlines operated 140,000 flights carrying 22 million passengers. Its total revenue reached more than VND84.9 trillion (US$3.7 billion). The firm earned a record pre-tax profit of more than VND3.15 trillion (US$138 million), surpassing the yearly target by 92.6% and posting a year-on-year increase of 21.3%.