The Vietnam Airlines have been increasing the number of flights between Vietnam and Indonesia to serve the rising number of football fans who want to watch the quarterfinal match against Syria in the Asian Games.
Vietnam Airlines has opened two new direct flights from Hanoi to Jakarta and one flight from HCM City to Jakarta.
The Hanoi-Jakarta flights will take off at 9.50 am from August 27 and the return trip will be at midnight the next day. The HCM City-Jakarta flight will take off at 11.20 am on August 27 and the return trip will also be at midnight.
Vietnam Airlines will co-operate with several tourism firms in Hanoi, Danang and HCM City to provide a travel package for the fans to fully enjoy the quarterfinal. The package will include flights, match ticket, tour guide and food.
The Vietnam U23 team won 1-0 against Bahrain to reach the quarterfinals of the Asian Games in Indonesia on August 23. Vietnam Airlines sent congratulation to the team and said they would arrange more flights for the football fans to support the team.
The team will play against Syria on August 28.
Nhat Minh report on Dtinews