Booming business - Vietnamese airlines serve 1.5 million passengers during Lunar New Year holiday

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HANOI (Xinhua): Vietnamese airlines served more than 1.5 million passengers, including 748,600 international and 762,400 domestic passengers during the recent Lunar New Year from Feb 8 to 14, Vietnam News Agency had reported.

According to the Vietnam Aviation Administration, air passengers and cargo in seven days of the holiday expanded by 11 per cent year on year.

During the cited period, the number of takeoffs and landings at airports across Vietnam reached 14,500, down 0.7 per cent year on year.

According to the administration, passenger and cargo transport via air route during the Lunar New Year holiday ran smoothly.

Domestic airlines and local service providers have taken various measures early to reduce congestion at airports before, during and after the holiday, local media reported. - Xinhua

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