DUBAI, UAE, 6 July 2017: Emirates airline commenced daily direct flights from Dubai to Hanoi, Vietnam, 1 July, providing Emirates’ passengers from Dubai and across Europe faster travelling times to Vietnam.
Passengers travelling to Hanoi on Emirates will no longer need to stop in Yangon, saving approximately two hours and 30 minutes of travel time.
The first direct flight EK394 from Dubai departed at 0330 and arrived at Noi Bai International Airport at 1305 local time.
A check of Skyscanner for the best fares flags Emirates with its new direct service at USD686 return (DXB-HAN-DXB)
Thai Airways international offer a one-stop service via Bangkok at USD714 and Singapore Airlines via Changi a roundtrip fare of USD1,019.
Emirates’ new nonstop service uses a Boeing 777-300ER with two-classes; 42 seats in business class and 386 seats in economy class.
Passengers get up to 35 kg in economy class and 40 kg in business class.
The return flight, EK395, departs from Hanoi’s Noi Bai International Airport at 0130 and arrives in Dubai International Airport at 0505.
Timings have been scheduled to allow seamless connections from and to many European and GCC destinations, via a convenient stopover in Dubai.
Emirates serves a global network of more than 150 destinations in 84 countries and territories.