Vietnam Airlines (VA) and the Domodedovo
international airport in Moscow on Nov. 17 held a press briefing in Moscow to
announce an increase in VA’s flights to the airport and the results of their
Vietnam Airlines now conducts three flights a week from Moscow to Ho Chi Minh
City route on Monday, Thursday and Sunday and two flights a week from Moscow to
Hanoi on Wednesday and Saturday.
The airline plans to increase the number of weekly flights from Moscow to
Vietnam to seven in 2011.
Speaking at the press briefing, Vietnamese Ambassador to Russia Bui Dinh Dinh
stressed that the fine traditional friendship between Vietnam and Russia will be
a foundation for Vietnam Airlines and Domodedovo airport to boost cooperation
and contribute to the development of economic cooperation between the two
Domodedovo consortium Director Viacheslav Nekrasov pledged to create best
conditions for passengers to promote the image of Domodedovo airport.
In 2009, Vietnamese Airlines carried 9,387,000 passengers, including 151,646
people from Vietnam to Russia.
In 2010, the airline expects to carry 12,372,000 passengers, including over
200,000 ones from Vietnam to Russia.