Vietnam Airlines boosts China flights

HANOI, 5 November 2019: Vietnam Airlines will beef up its services to China by the end of the year from Cam Ranh airport near Nha Trang a popular beach destination in central Vietnam.

Flights will serve tour operators in China with seats pre-sold as part of package tours sold to Chinese tourists.

A once-a-week service will fly from Cam Ranh to Ordos, an administrative city in inner Mongolia, China, using an A321 starting 23 November, according to timetable information from Airlineroute.

A service from Cam Ranh to Wuzi started last week with a single flight per week catering for package tours. The service will increase to three weekly effective 26 December.

Wuxi, a city near Shanghai in eastern China, sits on the banks of Taihu, one of China’s largest freshwater lakes.

From Cam Ranh, Vietnam Airlines will offer a three-weekly service to Yancheng effective 2 December and to Yinchuan 25 November offering as single weekly service using an A321.

Yancheng is a prefecture-level city in northeastern Jiangsu province of China, while Yinchuan is the capital of the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, China.

Out of Hanoi, Vietnam Airlines confirmed it would start twice-weekly flights to Haikou effective 8 November.

Haikou, a port city and the capital of China’s island province Hainan, sits on the island’s north coast facing the mainland across the Qiongzhou Strait.