Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, former Party General Secretary Le Kha Phieu and other high-ranking officials cut the ribbon to launch Vietnam Airlines’ Hanoi-Phu Quoc direct route on December 14.
Five flights a week by Airbus 321 on the Hanoi-Phu Quoc route will help foster economic, trade and investment, and tourism development in the Phu Quoc district of the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang.
Phu Quoc island is the largest in Vietnam. It boasts high tourism potential and is vital to the international and regional maritime transport network.
The Hanoi-Phu Quoc route has increased Vietnam Airlines’ flight routes to 86, to 20 domestic destinations and 28 international destinations.