Emirates Airlines will fly to Ho Chi Minh City
Emirates Airline announced firm is preparing plans to open direct flights from Dubai to Ho Chi Minh City on 4-6-2012 in plans to expand its route network to Southeast Asia.
Vo Huy Cuong, Head of Air Transport Aviation Administration, said Emirates is preparing the agency for permission to carry out daily flights to Ho Chi Minh City.
Emirates also announced that it will use Airbus A330-200 aircraft including 27 business class seats and 251 economy class seats for flights between Dubai International Airport and Tan Son Nhat International Airport. As planned, the company's aircraft will arrive at City 19 hours 20 minutes and take off leaving this city at 20 hours 50 minutes.
Emirates Airline is preparing plans to fly to Ho Chi Minh City on May 6-2012 – Photo: Emirates website.
As the schedule, 28-10-2012, the airline will use Boeing B777-300 ER, also includes business-class cabins and common for flights on new routes. Ho Chi Minh City will be the first 124 destination of Emirates and is the eighth international flights it plans to open in 2012.
Chairman of Emirates Airline, said Tim Clark said it is busy preparing to launch new service between Dubai andHo Chi Minh city - is one of the most dynamic cities in Southeast Asia. Through the gate of the city, it will bring tourists from the Middle East, Europe and Africa to explore the sites of Vietnam, including the ancient town of Hoi An, the beaches of Nha Trang, the floating market and restaurants in the Mekong Delta.
The Emirates are using 168 aircraft types to conduct flights to 116 destinations around the world. Emirates also known as the airlines are taking advantage of the Airbus A380 of the world's largest, with 20 the largest passenger commercial aircraft in the world.
Emirates Airlines will be the second airline of Middle East directly flights to Vietnam. Now, the airlines Qatar Airways are making daily flights from Doha to Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi stop over Bangkok (Thailand).