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Airfares on the occasion of April 30 are three times more expensive than on weekdays

There are nearly 2 months left until the holiday April 30 – May 1, but the ticket price has changed every day. In particular, the flight routes from Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City to famous tourist destinations such as Phu Quoc, Nha Trang, Quy Nhon, Da Nang, Hue… cost up to nearly 5 million VND a turn.

The route Hanoi – Phu Quoc, the afternoon ticket price from April 29 to May 3 is open for sale on Vietnam Airlines’ system, VND 9.9 million for the round trip. This is also the day with the highest selling price during the above holiday.

As for Bamboo Airways, the average fare is about 7.2 million VND for a round trip. With low-cost airline Vietjet Air, the price is also up to 7.5 million for a round trip.

Compared to weekdays, the above price is three times higher. Compared to the same period last year, the above ticket price is 10-25% higher.

Not only customers who book flights have destinations to travel, but many individuals also choose this occasion to visit their homeland. Even tickets for low-passenger routes such as Hanoi/Ho Chi Minh City – Pleiku, Hanoi/Ho Chi Minh City – Quang Nam, Hanoi/Ho Chi Minh City – Phu Yen, demand also increased compared to last year.

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Representatives of airlines said that when Vietnam has fully opened up to tourism, the occasion of April 30 – May 1 will be a long holiday to kick off the exciting summer. Therefore, the price of tickets to tourist destinations has increased compared to the time before and after the holiday, which is understandable.

For further explanation, a representative said that many months ago, airlines had to make up for losses because there were days of inactivity, there were days when there were only a few flights, while airlines still had to pay expenses. costs as usual.

Besides, the current increase in gasoline prices also directly affects the price structure of carriers in general and airlines in particular.

According to statistics, Tourism is prospering again when the number of traveling passengers increases. In the first two months of this year, the number of domestic tourists has reached about 17.6 million with a total revenue estimated at more than 41,000 billion, an increase of over 300% over the same period in 2021. Besides, since the end of November. Last year until now, it has attracted more than 10,000 international visitors.

“This is a good number, a signal that tourism is one of the industries that are first and severely affected by the epidemic, but it will be an industry that is able to recover quickly, if we We have a suitable method,” said Mr. Nguyen Trung Khanh – General Director of Vietnam National Administration of Tourism.

This year, with Vietnam officially reopening tourism activities completely from March 15, the tourism industry aims to attract more than 5 million international visitors, 60 million domestic visitors, total revenue estimated at 400,000 billion VND.

Airlines increase international flights Airlines increase international flights – Vietnam Airlines is expected to operate 160 international flights per week by July, 1.6 times higher than currently; Bamboo Airways operates 40 international routes during the year.

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