Vietnam Airlines, the country’s national carrier, is currently offering special fares to Shanghai, China and Melbourne or Sydney, Australia. Flights to Shanghai, China, are now priced at only USD314 for a roundtrip ticket in economy class. Whether you depart from Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City, the fare is the same. This promotional fare is subject to availability and does not include taxes, fees, or surcharges. This fare is available for tickets issued by November 30 for selected travel dates between October 31 and December 19, 2010.
With effect from 15 November 2010, Poland’s LOT Airlines will commence direct flights from Warsaw to Hanoi. The Boeing 767-300 aircraft serving this route will fly three times per week between the two cities, thereby offering passengers more options between Europe and Vietnam. Fares are now available for booking on www.lot.com; round-trip tickets are priced at USD380 before taxes and other surcharges. [Read more…]