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Vietnam Airlines launches two new routes to Japan

Tue, 20 May 2014. Last updated Tue, 05 May 2015 14:18

Two new international direct routes to Tokyo, Japan's capital, namely Hanoi - Hanada and Da Nang – Narita will be exploited by Vietnam Airlines in forthcoming July this year.

Accordingly, the Hanoi - Haneda route will be put in operation from 1st July, 2014 with the frequency of 7 flights per week and the route between Da Nang - Narita will start from 16th July with the frequency of 4 flights per week, using Airbus A321 aircraft.

“Two new routes will facilitate Vietnam Airlines to strengthen its position as the airline making use of direct flights most with the highest frequency of connecting 3 big cities in Vietnam (Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang) to 4 big Japanese cities (Tokyo, Osaka, Fukuoka and Nagoya). Along with Narita International Airport, also situated in Tokyo, the exploitation to Haneda International Airport will create direct flight products meeting the travel needs of business travelers with the suitable time-table, and conveniently connect to other corners of the nation via domestic flights. Meanwhile, tourists will have a new option with the Da Nang - Narita route for their trip to attractive Central tourism in Vietnam, thereby contributing Da Nang and central provinces to become appealing resort hubs in the region”, said Mr. Trinh Ngoc Thanh, Vietnam Airlines Deputy General Director in charge of commercial operations.

 

Vietnam Airlines A321-200

 

Hanoi – Haneda and Da Nang - Narita are respectively the 9th and 10th routes exploited by Vietnam Airlines from Vietnam to Japan, increasing the total number of its flights to 62 flights per week to this key market; simultaneously, expanding Vietnam Airlines flight network to 95 air-routes (including 55 international and 40 domestic routes) flying to 29 international destinations and 21 domestic ones. Two new routes to Japan officially putting into operation in July will increase the travel need of business travelers in domestic Japan as well as tourists from Japan to Vietnam.

 

Screen showing departures at Tan Son Nhat International Airport

 

On the occasion of Vietnam Airlines new routes, there are ticket sale promotional programs for passengers. In detail, the price of a round-trip ticket for the Hanoi - Haneda route is VND 6,315,000 (approximately $ 299), applying to retail passengers in Vietnam from now until June 15th, 2014 and departing from 1st – 15th July, 2014. The roundtrip fare for the Da Nang – Narita route is VND 7,375,000 (approximately 349USD) applying to tickets from now until 31st December, 2014 and departing from 16th July to the end of December 31st 2014. These special prices do not include taxes, fees, charges and surcharges. Besides, the price converted to VND can change according to the bank rate at the time of issue.