Air route linking Da Nang and China’s Zunyi to be launched

Chinese tourist arrivals in Viet Nam reached 2.2 million during January to July, up 51 percent year on year, with the figure expected to rise thanks to the launch of a direct air route between Viet Nam’s Da Nang city and China’s Zunyi city.

Aerial view of Da Nang City. – VNS Photo Thanh Hai

The flight, which will start on August 5 and be served by an Airbus A321, will take off at 12:10 pm from Da Nang International Airport in central Viet Nam and arrive at Zunyi Xinzhou Airport in the southwestern part of China at 3:55 pm local time.

Departure from Zunyi is on the same day at 4:55 pm, arriving in Da Nang at 7:00 pm.

Flights will operate every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

The route is the first international flight Zunyi has opened this year and is expected to help boost tourism, business and investment between the two cities.

According to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism, Viet Nam welcomed more than 7.2 million international tourists in the first seven months of 2017.

Source VNA