Vietnam Airlines has officially launched in-flight wifi service on some of its flights using Airbus A350 aircraft from October 1.
The service will be launched on flight routes between Hanoi- HCM City/Shanghai/Osaka; and HCM City - Osaka/Singapore.
According to Vietnam Airlines' deputy general director, Le Hong Ha, the new service shows their efforts in digital transformation and their push to become a five-star international airline in the future, giving passengers a more convenient and safe flight experience.
The in-flight wifi service will support passengers who need to send text messages using popular apps including Viber, iMessage, Messenger, Whatsapp, etc.
Passengers can choose from different packages with a fee between USD2.95 - 29.95 to have maximum data of up to 80MB.
Passengers on these flights are now offered free wifi service for 30 minutes from October to the end of December.
Ha said the wifi service will soon be expanded to other flights using Airbus A350 and Boeing 787 aircraft.
The Wifi system was included in Vietnam’s order for the four mentioned-above Airbus A350 aircraft in 2015. But, it took the airline quite a long time to select internet service providers as well as complete technical requirements.
Vietnam Airlines sells 30,000 cheap tickets on Hanoi-HCM City route
Vietnam Airlines has offered up to 30,000 cheap tickets on Hanoi-HCM City route.
The sale on October 10-20 will be applied for flights which depart at 5:30 am, 9 pm and 10 pm every day between October 15 this year and March 31 next year.
An one-way ticket is just VND789,000 (USD34.3) per one-way ticket.
This is the firm’s new promotional programme for its flights on early morning and late evening.
Passengers on these flights also enjoy luggage as well as food and drinks policies as other flights of Vietnam Airlines. Dtinews/Vietnamnet
Chau Nhu Quynh
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