Vietnam’s visa-free travel up in the air

June 8, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Vietnam

HANOI, 8 June 2017: Vietnam’s visa-free travel concession for five European nationalities will extended for another year after the initial trial period ends 30 June .

Citizens of France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom have been enjoying visa-free travel to Vietnam which has resulted in a boost to tourist arrivals.

An industry group called for a five-year extension to the visa waiver scheme for certain European tourists, just a week before the trial period expired. Read more

Cheap fares to Europe

December 2, 2016 by  
Filed under Travel Deals

BANGKOK, 2 December 2016: Finnair offers a “Holiday Deals to Europe” promotion for passengers for travel to selected destinations in Europe during January to mid-December, next year.

Cheap fares start with a roundtrip, ex-Bangkok, at THB20,700 to Geneva, Milan, Paris, Rome and Zurich in economy class.

Fare includes one piece of luggage with a maximum weight of 23 kg, as well as all taxes and passenger fees. Read more

ASEAN tweaks air accords

January 27, 2015 by  
Filed under ASEAN AFFAIRS, Aviation, News

NAY PYI TAW, 27 January 2015: Introduction of ASEAN Open Skies Agreements with the European Union, China, Japan and South Korea are moving forward, tourism ministers at the ASEAN Tourism Forum confirmed Monday.

ASEAN pursues a policy of liberalising air service agreements through negotiations with China, European Union, Japan and the Republic of Korea.

ASEAN recently concluded  an exchange of fifth freedom air traffic rights between ASEAN member states and China.

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