Why Fly On Vietnam Airlines
This airline is known for remaining financially strong and profitable despite the Asian financial crisis in the past and the SARS outbreak. As the national carrier of Vietnam, they were founded in 1956 and are now wholly owned by the government of Vietnam. The airline also has at least 20 subsidiaries and became a member of the Sky Team airline alliance group in 2010.
In addition to owning its own smaller regional airlines, Vietnam Airlines also has a 49 percent ownership in the Cambodian national airline, Cambodia Angkor Air.
They currently operate a fleet of 77 aircraft, most of which are the Airbus A321-200 with 26 new aircraft on order. Vietnam Airlines has plans for a huge expansion of their fleet to be completed by 2020 along with plans of becoming partially privatized by the year 2015.
Vietnam Airlines Flights
The airline flies to over 60 destinations in 17 countries. Some of those destinations are domestic, while over thirty are international. In addition, they also have code share agreements with 19 other airlines. Their network includes about 300 daily flights within East Asia, Southeast Asia, Europe and Oceania.
Vietnam Airlines Holidays
If you plan ahead, Vietnam Airlines offers special promos on their website however for specific travel dates. They currently only offer roundtrip air fares and don’t have any all-inclusive packages, thus you would have to search for hotels on your own. However, there are many bargain flights to Asia, Australian, Europe and the United States.
On Board Vietnam Airlines
Three types of seating classes are offered on board Vietnam Airlines; Economy, Deluxe Economy and Business Class. The Economy Class seating varies from 20-21 inches and seat pitches from 31-32 inches depending upon the type of aircraft flown. Power supply is available at the seat for laptops and other devices.
The Deluxe Economy Class seating offers more comfort and legroom with a generous seat pitch of 38 inches in addition to more reclining capabilities than the Economy Class. All flights offer snacks, meals and beverages depending on the duration of the flight.
Vietnam Airlines Business Class
Flying Business Class offers you more services and more comfort. Seats are wider at 21 inches and offer 62 inches of leg room to stretch out your feet. They are also equipped with a special lumbar support. In addition, the seat reclines to an almost flat position at 157 degrees, still allowing you to relax and sleep. Featured is your own 10.4 inch flat screen TV monitor with audio-video on demand services. Hot meals are included on long flights and plenty of snacks and beverages.
Vietnam Airline Lounges
Lounges offer maximum privacy that include a quiet work suite, free wireless internet, bar services and meal menus. This is all available at their lounges in Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat Airports. Access to these lounges is available to VIP Business Class members, Gold, Golden Lotus, and Plus Platinum frequent flyer Members, including Sky Team Elite Plus card members.
Booking Your Flights with Vietnam Airlines
Simple, care free booking of flights is offered on Vietnam Airlines’ website www.vietnamairlines.com allowing you to search flights to your favorite destinations. Simply select your departure city and dates along with your destination and choose the options that best fits your needs. In addition, remember to join the Golden Lotus Plus frequent flyer club to earn and accumulate miles with Vietnam Airlines and any other airlines that are a member of the Sky Team group. You can also earn miles when booking your stay at the various partner hotels and resorts listed on their website, in addition to their car rental partners.
Top destinations for this airline include Amsterdam,
Ho Chi Minh,
For more information go to http://www.vietnamair.com.au or contact them at; Level 13,
31 Market Street,
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