Thu, 12 Mar 2015. Last updated Tue, 04 Dec 2018 16:51
Therefore, Vietnam Airlines flights to/from Pleiku will be suspended during this period. Specific period of temporary closure of Pleiku Airport made by Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam is from 00h01(local time) on March 15, 2015 to 23h59' (local time) on October 25, 2015. Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam requires Central Airports Authority to take responsibility to notify authorities, organizations and individuals involving in Pleiku Airport in management and exploitation; at the same time, strengthen supervision to ensure security and safety during construction, renovation and upgrade runways of Pleiku Airport. Vietnam Air Traffic Management Corporation shall have responsibility to implement notifications appropriate to aeronautical information in accordance with current regulations. Airports Corporation of Vietnam organizes the construction of project for extending runways, taxiways, apron aircraft quality assurance, security, safety and schedule. Vietnam Airlines plans to base on closure to arrange appropriate schedules and ensure conveniently serve passengers.
Pleiku Airport is one of airports in Vietnam having an important role in economy, politics, and geography. This is the gateway for Pleiku City connecting localities and other provinces. This is also an ideal destination in domestic routes of airlines in Vietnam. Besides, with ideal climatic condition in Central Highlands and many untouched landscapes, which attracts both international and domestic tourists. It is the city's potential, which needs investment. It is also an advantage in competing with other airport in the region to gradually become a commercial port, an aviation hub of Central Highlands, neighboring provinces, and neighboring countries such as Laos and Cambodia. Currently, there are 02 domestic airlines operating the airport with regular flights to 03 cities in Vietnam.
According to Vietnam Airlines, passengers having seat confirmed (either ticketed nor not) in Vietnam Airlines flights to/from Pleiku in the interim closure period will be completely refunded tickets, or change new ticket to Buon Ma Thuot Airport / Quy Nhon Airport (expenses may be arised due to differences in fares and taxes) at the venue to purchase tickets.
During the period of temporary closure of the Pleiku Airport, Vietnam Airlines plans to add 10 flights / week to / from Quy Nhon by A32. Passengers can continue to travel by road to Pleiku. Specifically, from the beginning of April 2015, VNA will increase flights' frequency Ho Chi Minh City - Quy Nhon to 7 flights / week, and increase the frequency of flights between Hanoi and Quy Nhon 3 flights / week in addition to the regular schedule. Earlier, flights from Hanoi / Ho Chi Minh City to Pleiku and vice versa have been adjusted from December 1, 2014 - March 28, 2015 to ensure compliance with the provisions for the suspension of exploitation of runway's signal system at Pleiku Airport.
Popular airlines operating in Pleiku
Vietnam Airlines -> 25 USD Hong Kong Airlines -> 355 USD Vietjet Air -> 36 USD Air Canada -> 1,073 USD Air India <-> 3,052 USD Philippine Airlines <-> 1,983 USD Jetstar Airways -> 22 USD Hahn Air -> 286 USD Deutsche Lufthansa -> 3,380 USD Air Macau -> 351 USD Biman Bangladesh Airlines -> 1,229 USD Cathay Pacific Airways -> 1,679 USD Garuda Indonesia -> 948 USD Thai Airways -> 272 USD Qatar Airways -> 545 USD British Airways -> 3,595 USD China Southern Airlines <-> 1,895 USD Air France -> 1,555 USD Singapore Airlines -> 2,008 USD Silk Air -> 1,263 USD
Popular flights from and to Pleiku
Pleiku -> Vinh 38 USD Pleiku -> Da Nang 25 USD Pleiku -> Ho Chi Minh City 22 USD Pleiku -> Hanoi 45 USD Pleiku -> Haiphong 41 USD Hanoi -> Pleiku 44 USD Da Nang -> Pleiku 26 USD Ho Chi Minh City -> Pleiku 25 USD Haiphong -> Pleiku 42 USD Vinh -> Pleiku 40 USD Pleiku -> Moscow 790 USD Pleiku <-> Koh Samui 1,468 USD Pleiku -> Sihanoukville 211 USD Pleiku <-> Perth 1,749 USD Pleiku <-> Toronto 1,642 USD Pleiku <-> Miami 1,514 USD Pleiku -> Luang Prabang 144 USD Pleiku -> Sydney 877 USD Pleiku <-> Pusan 417 USD Pleiku <-> San Francisco 1,073 USD