Vietnam Airlines announced on November 6th that it will open two new routes connecting Ho Chi Minh city and Hanoi with China’s Shenzhen.(Photo: VNA)

The carrier will run three flights on the Ho Chi Minh city - Shenzhen route a week using Airbus A321. Flights will take off from the southern hub at 22h45 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Sundays, and the Chinese locality at 3h35 on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

Meanwhile, there will be four round trips on the Hanoi-Shenzhen route. Flights will depart from Noi Bai International Airport at 23h55 every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, and Shenzhen International Airport at 3h35 every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.

These are the 15th and 16th routes of the airline to China.

On the occasion, Vietnam Airlines launches a promotional programme, offering discount two-way airfares starting from 145 USD (including taxes and fees) for Ho Chi Minh city - Shenzhen flight, and 155 USD for Hanoi-Shenzhen journey.

Tickets are available on Vietnam Airlines website, mobile application, ticket offices and official agents nationwide until December 31st./.