Aviation physique proposes extra worldwide routes to main tourism markets

Aviation body proposes more international routes to major tourism markets

Individuals carry out check-in procedures at Noi Bai Airport in Hanoi, June 2022. Picture by VnExpress/Ngoc Thanh

Vietnam Aviation Enterprise Affiliation has recommended opening extra direct routes to nations sending a lot of vacationers to Vietnam to spice up post-pandemic restoration.

Pham Viet Dung, chairman of the affiliation, stated home aviation has absolutely recovered to pre-pandemic ranges whereas the worldwide market is struggling.

Many nations that used to ship massive numbers of international guests to Vietnam are nonetheless cautious in reopening their borders, ensuing within the sluggish restoration of worldwide routes, he stated at a gathering with Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on Thursday.

China, South Korea and Japan had been the largest vacationer sources for Vietnam earlier than the pandemic.

Throughout the first seven months this yr, South Korea despatched the most important variety of guests to Vietnam, 196,000, adopted by the U.S. (102,900), Cambodia (60,400), China (53,000) and Singapore (50,500), based on the Basic Statistics Workplace.

Vietnamese airways have resumed flights on solely 40 % of pre-pandemic worldwide routes since January because the nation reopened worldwide aviation, based on the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam.

Along with the launch of latest worldwide routes, Dung petitioned the federal government to speed up the event of aviation infrastructure and improve tourism campaigns to draw the return of international arrivals.

The federal government has allowed quarantine-free entry and resumed its pre-pandemic visa exemption coverage for twenty-four tourism markets from mid-March to hunt tourism restoration after two years of border closures.

Source: E.vnexpress.net