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National flag carrier widens fleet for Tết holiday

To meet a hike in air travel demand during the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tết) holiday, Vietnam Airlines has expanded its fleet by leasing additional aircraft.

 

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A plane at Noi Bai airport, the national flag carrier recently announced its decision to lease four more Airbus A320s under wet leasing arrangements. — Photo of Vietnam Airlines

HÀ NỘI — To meet a hike in air travel demand during the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tết) holiday, Vietnam Airlines has expanded its fleet by leasing additional aircraft.

The national flag carrier recently announced its decision to lease four more Airbus A320s under wet leasing arrangements, aiming to conduct nearly 1,000 additional flights for the longest annual festival in Vietnam which will come early next month

The first additional aircraft landed at Tân Sơn Nhất International Airport in HCM City on the evening of January 25, while the rest are scheduled to followed suit.

Vietnam Airlines, Pacific Airlines, and VASCO under the wing of the Việt Nam Airlines Group are anticipated to provide a total of 2.86 million seats during the peak Tết period across domestic and international flight networks.

To enhance passenger options for booking tickets during this period, the group has increased the number of early and late flights of over 1,300 additional trips.

Theo Vietnamnews