Jul 22, 2014

More International Flights from Phu Quoc by Vietnam Airlines

Vietnam Airlines will open two new routes connecting Phu Quoc International Airport in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang with Singapore and Cambodia’s Siem Reap effective 1 November.

The airline will operate two flights a week using an A321 aircraft on the Phu Quoc – Singapore route and three flights a week using an ATR72 on the Phu Quoc-Siem Reap route.

The new routes should boost Kien Giang province’s attractiveness for investors who are studying the potential of this up-coming destination.

In 2013, Phu Quoc airport served nearly 700,000 passengers, up 39% from the previous year.

For the first half of this year, the airport catered to around 450,000 passengers increasing 34.1%.

Vietnam Airlines, founded in 1956 under the name Vietnam Civil Aviation, became a state enterprise in April 1989. The airline is headquartered in Long Bien district, Hanoi, with hubs at Noi Bai International Airport and Tan Son Nhat International Airport.

It flies to 52 destinations in 17 countries, excluding codeshared services.


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