Vietnam Airlines to launch UK flights this week
Published on Dec 6, 2011
Vietnam will be linked direct to the UK for the first time this week, when Vietnam Airlines launches flights to London Gatwick on 8 December. The national carrier will launch direct flights from both Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), using a Boeing 777 aircraft, The Hanoi-London flights will operate twice a week, departing the Vietnamese capital on Mondays and Thursdays, while services from HCMC will depart on Tuesdays and Fridays. Vietnam Airlines plans to ramp up its London flights to daily by 2015.