About Vietnam Airlines
Vietnam Airlines is the flag carrier of Vietnam, flying to over 60 destinations in 17 countries. The airline operates a fleet of close to 100 aircraft made up of Airbus A321s, A330s and A350s, as well as Boeing 787s and ATR 72-500s. Its main hubs are located in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, with a secondary hub in Da Nang.
Located in the north of Vietnam, Hanoi is the country’s capital and second largest city. It is the cultural and political centre of Vietnam, having been founded over 1,000 years ago. The city features a mix of traditional Vietnamese architecture, blended with French Colonial buildings and modern structures.
Known as the ‘Paris of the East’, Hanoi offers locals and residents alike endless entertainment opportunities with its many restaurants, bars, cinemas, theatres and shopping centres.
The city has a subtropical climate, with four distinct seasons.
About Ho Chi Minh City
Formerly known as Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City is the largest city in Vietnam with a population of over 8 million. Located in the south, it is the financial centre of the country.
As with Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City features of blend of traditional, French colonial and modern architecture. It is the most popular city for tourists in Vietnam and boasts a thriving nightlife and many cultural attractions.
The city experiences a sub-tropical climate with two seasons – rainy and dry.