Articles Tagged ‘Ho Chi Minh City’

New entrant Vietravel to initially focus on soaring domestic market

New entrant Vietravel to initially focus on soaring domestic market

Vietravel is Vietnam’s top tour operator. Half of its customers flew last year, so it wants in on the action. We examine the country’s domestic market.

Bamboo Airways’ first flight to Melbourne as gears up for scheduled service next year

Bamboo Airways’ first flight to Melbourne as gears up for scheduled service next year

We look at Bamboo Airways’ plan for Melbourne – Hanoi, which is the largest unserved market between Australia and Vietnam and Hanoi’s #1 unserved market globally.

Bamboo Airways to serve USA next year? Los Angeles likely, but with big problem

Bamboo Airways to serve USA next year? Los Angeles likely, but with big problem

As Vietnam’s very fast-growing carrier says it’ll serve the US next year, Los Angeles stands out with 193,000 passengers. We look into the opportunity.


Vietnam Airlines to begin Hangzhou, a key unserved market; where's next?

Vietnam Airlines to begin Hangzhou, a key unserved market; where’s next?

Vietnam Airlines announces Ho Chi Minh City – Hangzhou, a market of 43,000 in 2019, up 19% YOY from a 9% fare drop. We look at this market and where’s next.

Amsterdam – Ho Chi Minh City "Unserved Route of the Week": 1.2m searches powered by Kiwi.com

Amsterdam – Ho Chi Minh City “Unserved Route of the Week”: 1.2m searches powered by Kiwi.com

With large search volume, big existing local market (plus many connections), good growth, and above-average fare, Amsterdam – Ho Chi Minh City makes sense.

Bamboo Airways turns one as Hanoi - Prague announced

Bamboo Airways turns one as Hanoi – Prague announced

Despite only being one, Bamboo Airways has 3m seats, 23 aircraft, and 35 routes. It has just announced Prague – what was Vietnam’s #1 unserved Euro route.


Top-20 unserved routes: Australia-Southeast Asia

Top-20 unserved routes: Australia-Southeast Asia

In 2018, the top-20 unserved routes between Australia-Southeast Asia saw 777,000 passengers. To/from Vietnam, almost six in ten travelling indirectly. With its coming A321XLRs, will VietJet Air start Brisbane-Ho Chi Minh City, a strong-growing market with 51,000 passengers and above-average fare/mile?

Vietnam Airlines’ new London Gatwick routes milestone for fast-growing airline

Vietnam Airlines’ new London Gatwick routes milestone for fast-growing airline

Vietnam Airlines now flies to anna.aero’s local airport London Gatwick – its fourth destination in Europe – from both Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, but how large does the airline estimate the Vietnam-UK market to be and how fast is it growing? And what market share does the airline expect to capture?

LOT's return to Asia follows Air France withdrawal; Hanoi route instant success

LOT’s return to Asia follows Air France withdrawal; Hanoi route instant success

LOT Polish Airlines’ big step to begin flying to Hanoi comes after Air France dropped its route to the Vietnamese capital. Which other two airlines increase their Europe-Hanoi operations? And which market segment is LOT targeting?


Vietnam’s airports see traffic quadruple in last 10 years; few European airlines present

Article Thumbnail: Country FocusVietnam Airlines will soon become a Skyteam member but how competitive is the Vietnamese market? What role is Jetstar Pacific playing and which carriers have started new routes from Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi?

Vietnam Airlines trebles passengers in last decade; currently serves just three European destinations but not London

Article Thumbnail: Airline AnalysisFrom two main bases at Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam Airlines operates a wide-range of domestic and regional services. But it only serves five long-haul destinations. Which ones? Having ordered both Boeing 787s and Airbus A350s the airline is hedging its bets for the future.