On Feb. 19, Melbourne Airport and Bamboo Airways celebrated the primary nonstop HCMC – Melbourne flight and handed out presents to passengers. On Feb. 20, Bamboo Airways organized a ceremony for its first Vietnam – Australia flights in 2022 at Tan Son Nhat Worldwide Airport.
On the ceremony, Deputy Director of Ho Chi Minh Metropolis Tourism Division Le Truong Hien Hoa praised Bamboo Airways’ efforts in working the nonstop HCMC – Melbourne route, thus bringing numerous choices and advantages for vacationers and enhancing bilateral cooperation in numerous fields: economic system, tourism, and people-to-people change.
Truong Phuong Thanh, Deputy Director of Bamboo Airways, stated this can be a stepping stone for Bamboo Airways’ promotion roadmap of upcoming routes between different main cities in Vietnam and Australia, creating alternatives for passengers to entry the worldwide 5-star oriented companies of Bamboo Airways.
Bamboo Airways arms out presents to passengers on the its Vietnam – Australia flights. Photograph courtesy of Bamboo Airways
Earlier in December 2021, Bamboo Airways introduced the Vietnam – Australia route and inked a Letter of Help with Melbourne Airport to advertise the nonstop flights between the 2 nations. The nonstop HCMC – Melbourne route of Bamboo Airways helps shorten journey time between each cities to simply over seven hours, lower than roughly 9 hours in comparison with transit flights. The fashionable wide-body Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner is operated on this route with utmost gas effectivity and very good facilities and companies.
Trung Vu, a 39-year-old passenger on the Feb. 19 flight, burst with pleasure: “I have not seen my household in Melbourne for a very long time because of the pandemic. However because of this flight, my household and I had an opportunity to assemble round, and it seems like we’re turning again to the pre-pandemic life.”
As Australia’s second-largest metropolis, Melbourne has been topped among the many most livable cities for a few years relating to tradition, schooling, and economic system. Melbourne Airport can also be one of many busiest airports in Australia and an important gateway to the Asia-Pacific area. Australia is among the many nations with the most important Vietnamese group on the planet, with greater than 300,000 individuals, primarily in Sydney (New South Wales) and Melbourne (Victoria).
In response to the Vietnam Nationwide Administration of Tourism, the variety of Australian vacationers to Vietnam in 2019 reached over 383,000, simply behind the U.S., Russia, and a few Asian nations. In 2018, there have been 562,000 individuals touring immediately between Vietnam and Australia.
Operation of the Vietnam – Australia route is part of Bamboo Airways’ worldwide enlargement roadmap. Primarily based on the constrained pandemic and journey reopening of the federal government, Ministry of Transport, Civil Aviation Authority, and related authorities, Bamboo has actively ready for the resumption and improve of worldwide flights from the start of 2022.
Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner of Bamboo Airways at Melbourne Airport, Victoria, Australia. Photograph courtesy of Bamboo Airways
As for routes to Asia, Bamboo is at present working Hanoi – Narita, Hanoi – Taipei (Taiwan), and Hanoi – Incheon (South Korea). As for European routes, the airline plans to launch Hanoi – Frankfurt (Germany) in February 2022 and Hanoi – London (U.Ok.) in March 2022. The airline additionally plans to gear up operations between HCMC – Frankfurt, Hanoi/ HCMC – Munich within the coming time.
In Southeast Asia, Bamboo Airways is planning a HCMC – Singapore route in March 2022 and to different nations within the area. Relating to the fleet, Bamboo Airways has at present put in place 30 plane. Including to the wide-body Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners and narrow-body A321/A320NEO, Bamboo additionally effectively operates Embraer jets for area of interest routes and restricted airports. As world aviation is predicted to strongly rebound this yr, Bamboo Airways is concentrating on an expansive community of practically 40 worldwide routes.