Vietnam Airlines Launches Nonstop Flights To London

Vietnam Airlines has launched the first nonstop service between Vietnam and London, making it easier for UK-based travellers to access the country. The airline will operate twice weekly flights from Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, connecting its 2 largest cities with the British capital in a bid to drive tourism and commerce.

 

Hanoi – London (Gatwick)

Departing Hanoi at 2340 hrs every Monday and Thursday, flight VN 145 arrives at London (Gatwick) at 0620 hrs the next morning. The return flight, VN 144, takes off from Gatwick Airport at 1200 hrs to land back at Noi Bai International Airport at 0630 hrs the following day.

 

Ho Chi Minh City – London (Gatwick)

From Ho Chi Minh City, flight VN 141 takes off from Tan Son Nhat International Airport at 2320 hrs on Tuesdays and Fridays, landing at London (Gatwick) at 0620 hrs the next day. On the return leg, flight VN 140 departs London at 1200 hrs for a 0710 hrs arrival back in Ho Chi Minh City the next day.

 

Vietnam Airlines will fly its flagship Boeing 777-200ER jet, configured with Business, Deluxe Economy and Economy Class, on both routes. London becomes the fourth European destination for the Skyteam member airline, after Paris, Frankfurt and Moscow. The airline will also look to capturing market share on the Kangaroo Route, with onward connections to Melbourne and Sydney.

 

For more information, visit www.vietnamairlines.com.

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