National carrier Vietnam Airlines and Cambodia’s Ministry of Tourism signed a cooperation agreement at the end of February which will see the airline working hand in hand with the Ministry to develop tourism to the Kingdom. The agreement will be valid until 2021 and include the common participation of the Ministry of Tourism and Vietnam Airlines at international tourism fairs as well as new ights. Vietnam Airlines is now considering opening new routes connecting Halong Bay and Danang to Phnom Penh, Siem Reap and Sihanoukville.
In 2018, Vietnam Airlines offered over 700,000 seats between both countries with 56 weekly flights linking Hanoi and Siem Reap, Ho Chi Minh City and Siem Reap as well as Ho Chi Minh City and Phnom Penh. In April, it will reopen the route Danang-Siem Reap with four ights per week.
In another development, Vietnam’s national carrier is now planning to fly to the USA after the US Federal Aviation Administration declared Vietnam is complying with international safety standards. The airline is waiting for new aircraft to open routes to the USA.
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