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VIETNAM AIRLINES TO START HANOI-YANGON SERVICE ON MARCH 2.

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This news was reported in Saigon Daily (Feb.11,2010)

Vietnam Airlines announced Wednesday it would open a direct route between Hanoi and Myanmar’s Yangon on March 2, operating four flights a week with Fokker 70 aircraft.

The national carrier said it would fly on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, taking off in Hanoi at 4:10 pm, arriving in Yangon at 6:10 pm and leaving Yangon at 7:10 pm.

Vietnam Airlines is offering a promotional airfare of VND4.62 US$250 for the Hanoi-Yangon direction for ticket issued from Feb. 2 to March 31, traveling in March.

The corporation has ambitious plans to becoming a major carrier in Southeast Asia. It considers Myanmar a regional potential market.

Vietnam, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and China’s Yunnan Province are in the Mekong Greater Sub-region.

dana