VOV.VN - National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines has joined with other local air firms Vietjet Air, Bamboo Airways, and Jetstar Pacific to officially suspend international flights between now and the end of April.
Departing form Frankfurt, Germany, before landing at Van Don International Airport on March 25, flight VN36 will be the Vietnam Airlines’ final international flight due to the impending temporary suspension set to be imposed on international air routes until April.
A representative of Vietnam Airlines stated that the enterprise will now focus attentions on its schedule in the domestic market over the coming weeks.
Elsewhere, low-cost carrier Jetstar Pacific has moved to temporarily halt all international routes between now and April 30.
As Vietnam's first private airline, Bamboo Airways has also put a halt to operations, with the firm’s only international air route to the Republic of Korea suspended along with a postponement to the opening of any new international routes.
Budget airline Vietjet Air has also suspended international routes to Southeast Asia, China, Taiwan, the Republic of Korea, India, and Japan.
In order to prevent further complicated developments regarding the novel coronavirus outbreak, domestic airlines have been intensifying efforts to disinfect all flights carrying suspected cases.