Helicopter air route to connect Vung Tau and Con Dao

Wednesday, 2019-04-24 17:50:21
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The round-trip flights will take off on Friday and Sunday with a flight duration of one hour. (Photo: vnexpress.net)
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NDO/VNA - An air route using helicopters to connect Vung Tau city and Con Dao district of the southern province of Ba Ria - Vung Tau will be launched on April 26.

Run by the Southern Vietnam Helicopter Company using Russian-made Mi-17-1V and Mi-172 helicopters, round-trip flights will take off on Friday and Sunday with a flight duration of one hour.

The flight from Vung Tau airport will depart at 1:30 pm, while the return flight will leave Con Dao at 3:30 pm.

The price for a one-way ticket will be VND2.2 million (US$94.5).

The air route is expected to help promote tourism development in Ba Ria- Vung Tau.