VNA uses Airbus A350-900 XWB on HN-Haneda route

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 14:22

An Airbus A350-900 XWB aircraft at Haneda Airport in Tokyo. — Courtesy of VNA

National carrier Vietnam Airlines (VNA) officially put into use the new-generation Airbus A350-900 XWB on the route between Ha Noi and Haneda, Japan, on Sunday.

Haneda Airport, or Tokyo International Airport, is the fifth destination for the carrier’s fleet of Airbus A350-900 XWB. The other routes are Ha Noi/HCM City-Paris, Ha Noi-Seoul, HCM City-Shanghai and HCM City-Osaka.

VNA currently operates 31-35 flights per week from Viet Nam to Tokyo through Narita and Haneda airports in Japan, of which 14 flights are from Ha Noi, 12-14 others are from HCM City and 5-7 flights are from Da Nang.

In a press release issued on Thursday, Vietnam Airlines said the firm and its subsidiary Jetstar Pacific offered many discounted tickets for a domestic one-way route at VND299,000 and an international return ticket at VN899,000 during HCM City Tourism Day 2017, themed “Hello summer,” which was held in HCM City from Thursday to Sunday. — VNS

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