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Vietnam Air restores key domestic route to 30% of normal

Regular overseas service still on hold, but Hanoi-Ho Chi Minh City flights at 13 a day

Vietnam Airlines was limited to just one flight between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City as a measure to contain the spread of COVID-19.   © Reuters

HANOI -- Flag carrier Vietnam Airlines has increased flights between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City by nearly a third as the country ends the lockdown put in place to halt the spread of the coronavirus. 

Vietnam Air will start to operate up to 13 flights per day between the capital and the nation's largest city, marking a return to about 30% of normal routes. The connection had been limited to just one daily flight during the lockdown.

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