CAAV Approves Increase in Flight Frequency at Tan Son Nhat Airport | shop

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Hanoi (VNA) – The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) decided to increase the landing and starting frequency In the
Tan Son Nhat Ho Chi Minh City International Airport based on airline transportation needs from now until February 20, 2022.

Accordingly, the hourly landing and take-off frequency from February 10-20 is 48 flights from 06:00 to 23:55 (local time) and 36 flights from 00:00 to 05:00: 55 p.m. (local time).

From February 21 to April 30, the frequency is 30 flights per hour.

Previously, during the high season of the Lunar New Year (Tet) Festival, the frequency at the airport was increased from 40 to 46 flights per hour. The CAAV has obliged airlines to ensure the effective use of the allocated take-off and landing slots.

Meanwhile, the Southern Airports Authority and Tan Son Nhat International Airport are being asked to coordinate with the city’s Ministry of Transport to expand public transport to meet passengers’ travel needs and ease airport congestion.

According to the CAAV, travel demand from locations across the country to HCM City remains high even after the Tet Festival.

To meet this increasing travel demand, national carrier Vietnam Airlines organized scheduled flights from February 7 to 10, 2022, and applied to the CAAV for slots and flight permits for 197 flights from high-demand places to HCM City, including Hanoi, Da Nang, Vinh , Thanh Hoa, Hue, Quang Ngai, Quy Nhon, Dong Hoi, Hai Phong, Buon Me Thuot, Pleiku and Tuy Hoa.

Vietnam Airlines has also proposed increasing 897 flights to serve passengers who need to return HCM city from 11th to 20th February./.

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