Tuan Chau-Ha Long commercial flights to be launched in July
Friday, 02/06/2023 09:09 (GMT+7)
A commercial flight route connecting two renowned tourist destinations in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh – Tuan Chau Island in Ha Long City and Co To Island will be launched by the Hai Au Aviation Company in July.
A survey of the conditions for take-off and landing on the route has been conducted by the carrier, which also opened a flight training course for seaplane pilots in Co To district on June 1.
According to Mr. Nguyen Ba Hai, a seaplane captain from the company, the opening of the route will cut the time travelling from Ha Long city to Co To island to 20 minutes from the current 90 minutes.
Mr. Hai added that Cessna Caravan aircraft will be used on the route, adding that Hai Au airline has ten-year experience of operating in the Ha Long Bay area with a 100% safe flight rate.
Co To district welcomed 72,000 visitors in the first five months of 2023. In May alone, the figure was nearly 39,000, including 1,118 foreigners./.