The first flight of the national-flag carrier Vietnam Airlines from Da Nang to Japan’s Osaka was officially launched on 28 October.
The first flight coded VN336 departed from Da Nang International Airport at 00:20 on 28 October and landed at Osaka Airport at 7am (local time) on the same day.
The airline will use a Airbus A321 with services meeting 4-star standards with flights taking around four and a half-hours.
To celebrate the new flight, the airline is launching a ticket promotion programme. Accordingly, from now until 30 September, the airline is offering fares only from 5,899,000 VND (approximately 249 USD) for Osaka-Da Nang flights between 28 October and 31 December 2018.
In addition, from 28 October to 31 January 2019, Vietnam Airlines’ Golden Lotus members will be awarded an additional 2,000 air miles on Business Class and 1,000 to 1,500 miles for economy class between Da Nang and Osaka.
The new route will provide more options for passengers travelling between the two countries in the context of growing bilateral relations between Viet Nam and Japan. The Japanese tourists visiting Da Nang from 2011 to 2017 increased by more than 18 times.
This is Vietnam Airlines 11th route to Japan, playing a key position in connecting the two countries.