Domestic airlines serve over 1.5 mln passengers during Tết

Monday, Feb 19, 2024 12:15

Domestic airlines serve over 1.5 million passengers during Tết. — VNA/VNS Photo

Airlines in the country served more than 1.5 million passengers, including 748,600 international and 762,400 domestic, during the recent Lunar New Year 2024 from February 8-14, the Vietnam Aviation Administration (VAA) has reported.

Air passengers and cargo during the period expanded by 11 per cent year on year, it said, adding that although the domestic market saw a downward trend of 13.2 per cent, the international market flourished at 54 per cent.

Cargo transportation also showed a similar trend, with the growth of the total market accounting for 7.3 per cent. The domestic market decreased by 11 per cent but, on the contrary, the international market increased by 10.5 per cent.

During the reviewed period, the number of takeoffs and landings at airports across the country reached 14,500, a contract of 0.7 per cent year on year.

The total transport volume of Vietnam’s airlines landed up at more than 1.1 million passengers, a fall of 2.7 per cent, and more than 2,800 tonnes of cargo, an increase of 16.7 per cent over the same period in 2023. — VNS

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