HCMC – Lao Airways will reopen an air route linking the Lao capital of Vientiane and Vietnam’s Danang Metropolis from March 30, with two weekly flights on Thursdays and Saturdays, mentioned a consultant of the airline.
The flight resumption on the Vientiane-Danang route, favored by a number of vacationers earlier than the Covid-19 pandemic, is anticipated to fulfill the surging journey demand within the area after Covid journey restrictions had been lifted, mentioned Noudeng Chanthaphasouk, industrial director of Lao Airways, the Vietnam Information Company reported.
The Lao service earlier operated flights to the central metropolis of Danang with stops in Pakxe and Champasak in southern Laos, utilizing ATR72-600 plane, however then dropped the cease in Pakxe and began nonstop flights simply a number of weeks earlier than the pandemic broke out and halted worldwide air companies.
Lao Airways will use A320 plane for the flight resumption on the route, with a flight time of 1 hour and quarter-hour and a round-trip ticket at round 4.8 million LAK, or some US$290.
Talking in regards to the reopening of the route, Noudeng Chanthaphasouk mentioned Vientiane-Danang was an vital air route within the Lao tourism business. The resumption is anticipated to assist revive tourism in Laos and improve connectivity between Laos and different regional international locations.
Lao Airways resumed flights to Hanoi and HCMC after the Lao authorities reopened its doorways to worldwide guests on Could 9, 2022.