The ceremony welcomed flights and passengers of the national flag carrier of Vietnam (Vietnam Airlines) on the Hanoi - Dien Bien route and the budget carrier VietjetAir on the Ho Chi Minh City - Dien Bien route. On this occasion, the People's Committee of Dien Bien province and Vietnam Airlines signed a comprehensive cooperation agreement for the 2024-2028 period.

Passengers of the first commercial flight of Vietnam Airlines Airbus A321 welcomed to Dien Bien

The upgrade and reopening of Dien Bien Airport contribute significantly to boosting tourism and socio-economic development in Dien Bien province, especially during the National Tourism Year - Dien Bien 2024, coinciding with the commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the Dien Bien Phu Victory (May 7, 1954 - 2024). Additionally, it enhances the connectivity of the Northwestern region with other regions by improving transportation modes including road, railway, and aviation.

Translated by Chung Anh