Laos Airlines develops Vientiane Ho Chi Minh route1902
Vietnam and Laos have been having a good relationship for a long time. By dint of this relationship, the two countries can develop their tourism thoroughly. Specifically, to meet the demand of traveling between Vietnam and Laos, Laos Airline has operated a number of flights to Vietnam. One of them is the route from Vientiane to Ho Chi Minh City. This route is playing an important role in the tourism development of the two countries.
Laos Airlines was established in 1976 with the previous name of Lao Aviation. It has headquarter in Vientiane. The airline has eight airports located in Houei Sai, Luang Prabang, Oudomxay, Pakse, Vientiane, Xieng Khuang, Luang Namthe, and Savannakhet. The airline is exploiting in 12 approaches in the region, including airports in Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Singapore, China, and Korea. Specifically, Laos Airlines and Vietnam Airlines have the most routes among other nations. At present, Laos has had flights to three airports in Vietnam, they are: Noi Bai International Airport, Da Nang International Airport and Tan Son Nhat International Airport. Among those, Vientiane- Ho Chi Minh City is the latest route. With the cooperation, the tourism development of two countries can be boosted together.
According to information from the airline, the route from Vientiane to Ho Chi Minh City will have a transit at Pakse (in Champasak). The route was launched in October, 2013 with frequency of three flights per week. Flights from Vientiane depart on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays; while, in Ho Chi Minh City, the flights depart on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Lao Air uses ATR72-500 with the capacity of about 72 passengers for the route. With this convenience, tourists can easily travel between the two countrie. In addition, there are both the round-trip ticket from Ho Chi Minh City to Vientiane (transit at Pakse), and one-way ticket from Ho Chi Minh to Pakse.
Thanks to this route, tourists traveling in Laos can make their trips more interesting and meaningful by traveling to Vietnam. Apart from discovering in Laos- land of inspiring temples and unique mix of French colonial and traditional architecture, you will have a chance to travel from majestic mangroves in southwest of Vietnam to ancient splendid French-style of architectures in Ho Chi Minh City. With Laos Airlines, you will have great time in tour from Laos to Vietnam.