National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines (VNA) will schedule 200 additional domestic and foreign flights over upcoming Southern Liberation Day (April 30) and May Day (May 1).
As these two days fall on Monday and Tuesday, employees will have four days off work altogether, and the travel demand in the country during the holiday is expected to rise by 10 per cent compared to the same period last year. To cope with the increase, VNA will add 195 flights on 8 domestic routes between April 27 and May 2.
Flights to Danang city for the upcoming international fireworks festival will be increased, so will flights to major sightseeing and recreational areas such as Hanoi, HCM City, Nha Trang, Quang Binh, Hue, and Phu Quoc.
More international flights to Bangkok, Hong Kong and Siem Reap are also being scheduled during the holiday period.