Emirates Airline, a leading international carrier of the United Arab Emirates, announced the launch of a direct flight to Ho Chi Minh City, starting June 4 this year.
Ho Chi Minh City will be the 124th destination among 68 countries serviced by Emirates Airline.
The carrier will use Airbus 330-200 and Boeing 777-300 ER aircrafts for its flights to Vietnam. Presently it has a fleet of 168 aircrafts, including A380, the world’s largest commercial airplane. Trade between Vietnam and UAE exceeded US$24 million in 2010.