Vietnam Airlines plans to resume international flights in July

The national carrier Vietnam Airlines is planning to resume its flights between Vietnam and a number of international destinations starting from July 1, following the period of suspension to prevent the coronavirus.

VNA's international services will reopen first to the Republic of Korea, Taiwan (China) and Hong Kong (China).
VNA's international services will reopen first to the Republic of Korea, Taiwan (China) and Hong Kong (China).

International services will reopen first to the Republic of Korea, Taiwan (China), Hong Kong (China) and several Southeast Asian countries where the outbreak has been brought under control.

For the Republic of Korea, the carrier plans to operate daily flights between Hanoi/Ho Chi Minh City and Incheon, four flights per week on the Hanoi-Busan route and three for the Ho Chi Minh City - Busan route.

Services between Hanoi/Ho Chi Minh City and Hong Kong and Taiwan will have respective frequencies of three and four flights per week.

In Southeast Asia, Vietnam Airlines plans to first resume flights to Laos and Cambodia.

However, such plans are subject to government approval.

Earlier this month, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc asked the coronavirus task force to announce safe regions for the gradual reopening of international flights and to issue specific quarantine guidelines for those entering Vietnam via these flights.