On 16 July, Tokyo Narita Airport celebrated with a ribbon cutting ceremony the inaugural flight of Vietnam Airlines to Da Nang. This is the SkyTeam member’s third route to Narita, being served four times weekly.
- Vietnam Airlines now serves Tokyo Narita (NRT) non-stop from three destinations in Vietnam. On 16 July, the airline began four weekly flights on the 3,866-kilometre sector from Da Nang (DAD), using its 184-seat A321s. The Vietnamese flag carrier already serves Tokyo’s primary airport from Hanoi (daily) and from Ho Chi Minh City (twice-daily). No other carrier serves the SkyTeam member’s new airport pair.