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Vietnam Airlines to launch 4th direct air route to Japan (08/10/2008)


The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines will launch on August 12 its direct service from Hanoi to Nagoya township of Chubu, the third biggest economic hub of Japan, announced the carrier.


The direct flights connecting Hanoi and Nagoya will be offered on every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday on A321 Airbus.

So, Vietnam Airlines is now the sole carrier to operate the Hanoi-Nagoya direct service, and Nagoya is its fourth destination in Japan, after Tokyo, Osaka and Fukuoka.

On the debut of the new direct service, Vietnam Airlines will organise a golf competition on August 9 with the participation of 100 players, mainly Japanese businessmen and passengers.

To mark the 35th anniversary of the Vietnam-Japan diplomatic ties, Vietnam Airlines will take part in two Vietnam festivals to be held in Tokyo in September and Fukuoka in October to promote Vietnamese culture and tourist sites.

(Source: VNA)