20.10.2022, 22:30

20 international airlines look to Phu Quoc market

20 international airlines look to Phu Quoc market

On average, there are 80-90 flights landing and taking off every day to Phu Quoc (Kien Giang). Phu Quoc Airport is operating 5 international routes to countries such as India, Korea, Thailand,…


20 international airlines operating in Vietnam wish to explore opportunities to develop routes; Open flights to and from Phu Quoc city. Photo: Quynh Danh.

On October 19, Mr. Huynh Quang Hung, Chairman of Phu Quoc City People’s Committee, received a delegation of the Committee of the Association of Airlines operating in Vietnam to explore development opportunities and open routes to and from Phu Quoc.

Mr. Huynh Quang Hung said that Phu Quoc is currently a destination of interest to domestic and international travel companies. In addition, the city has also been approved by the Prime Minister for planning to be a national tourist center of regional and international stature.

Mr. Nguyen Minh Dong, Director of Phu Quoc International Airport, said that in the coming years, the airport will be invested in expanding one more runway, terminal, and parking lot to meet the demand of 20-30 million visitors per year by 2030 and subsequent years.

After listening to leaders of Phu Quoc City shared, there were 20 international airlines operating in Vietnam looking for opportunities to develop routes; opening flight routes to and from Phu Quoc; the ability of Phu Quoc International Airport to accommodate large aircraft; the issuance of stay visas for foreign tourists…

Sharing at the meeting, Mr. Philip Claud Odhiambo Ojuang – Chairman of the Committee of the Association of Airlines Operating in Vietnam – highly appreciated the vision of the leaders of Phu Quoc City in creating favorable conditions for pearl island to become a truly popular destination. He also wants the authorities to promote visa exemption synchronously between domestic airports for tourists to come to Phu Quoc more conveniently.

At the same time, he also expressed his interest in the plans to improve the handling capacity of Phu Quoc Airport in terms of cargo and passengers in the future, especially airlines that are planning to exploit the route to Phu Quoc, said Mr. Philip Claud Odhiambo Ojuang.

Phu Quoc International Airport is one of the five airports with the largest and most effective passengers among the 29 airports of Vietnam today.

@ Zing News