The first passengers of Vietnam Airlines arriving in Hanoi and HCM City were on flights from France.

Ceremonies to welcome the special guests were held at airports by leaders of the departments of tourism and Vietnam Airlines representatives.

First passengers travel to Ho Chi Minh City in 2020

Vietnam Airlines operated 134,000 flights in 2019, carrying 23 million passengers and nearly 346,000 tons of cargo. Meanwhile, its OTP index hits 90 percent, 2 percent higher than the set goal for the year.

Its profit in 2019 hit nearly VND 3.37 trillion (USD 146.20 million) – the highest level so far.

The firm’s revenue reached nearly VND 101.2 trillion (USD 4.36 billion), up VND 2.2 trillion compared to 2018.  It contributed nearly VND 7.37 trillion (USD 317.7 million) to the State budget, 10 percent higher than the previous year.

For 2020, the firm has set to transport 25 million passengers and revenue of VND 110.5 trillion (USD 4.76 billion).

Source: VNA