Vietnam Airlines connects Hanoi to Melbourne

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The airline company Vietnamese Airlines inaugurated a new link between Hanoi And melbourneone of his two destinations in Australia with Sydney.

Since June 2023, the Vietnamese national company has offered two flights per week between its base in Hanoi-Noi Bai and the airport of Melbourne Tullamarine, operated by Airbus A350-900 that can accommodate 29 passengers in Business class, 45 in Premium and 231 in Economy (or 29+36+240, 305 seats). Departures are scheduled for Thursday and Sunday at 9:05 a.m. arriving at 9:30 p.m., with return flights leaving Australia at 11:30 p.m. and landing the next day at 6:05 a.m. Vietnam Airlines competes with Bamboo Airways on this route, as on the daily one connecting Ho Chi Minh City-Tan Son Nhat in Melbourne.

The alliance company SkyTeam dessert also Sydney Kingsford Smith daily from its southern base, and twice a week from the Vietnamese capital. “With an impressive recovery rate, Australia is currently ranked 4th among Vietnam Airlines’ most important markets,” a statement said. The new Hanoi – Melbourne line “promises to promote tourism, trade and cultural exchanges between the two countries, but also connections from/to other destinations in the company’s network via Hanoi” – including Paris.

The travellers from France thus benefit from an additional option to reach Melbourne in Australia via Hanoi. Vietnam Airlines offers 10 to 11 weekly flights from Paris-CDG to Vietnam (Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City), with the possibility of continuing to Melbourne with a 15-hour stopover at Noi Bai airport. “For French travelers benefiting from a visa exemption for Vietnam, this stopover offers an ideal opportunity to discover the Vietnamese capital. They thus have the opportunity to enjoy a day, or even a few days on the spot, before going to Australia”. The return flight Paris-Melbourne via Hanoi is available from €1,268 incl. tax*

Vietnam Airlines also offers the possibility of benefiting from a Transit Tower. “Ideal for taking advantage of a 2-in-1 trip during a stopover, the company offers its passengers in transit the opportunity to escape from the airport for an excursion. This service is available for passengers traveling on international flights operated by Vietnam Airlines, with connections over 8 hours in Hanoi-Noi Bai and over 6 hours in Ho Chi Minh City. It is applicable to tickets issued in France for flights from, to or via other international destinations, as well as tickets issued in Australia and New Zealand for flights from, to or via the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Japan and South Korea.

Vietnam Airlines now serves 27 destinations worldwide and 22 domestic destinations, with a “modern and eco-efficient” fleet of 103 aircraft. In France, which it has served directly for 20 years, from Roissy Terminal 2E, Vietnam Airlines operates up to 6 flights per week to Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City with connections to Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and other Asian countries. Thanks to its partnerships with Air France and the SNCF via the “Train + Air” program, the company also offers departures from Lyon, Bordeaux, Nice or other provincial towns via Paris.

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