National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines will fly on one new foreign route and two domestic routes starting October.
It will fly from Hanoi to Fukuoka in southern Japan from October 10 on Tuesdays and Saturdays, operating Airbus A320 aircraft. Fukuoka, an economic and scientific hub, is home to automakers Toyota, Kyushu, Nissan, and Daihatsu.
On October 24 the airline will begin a service between the Vietnamese capital and Tuy Hoa in the central province of Phu Yen, flying Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.
Three days later it will start operating between Hanoi and Pleiku in the Central Highland province of Gia Lai, flying on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays.
On both routes, the carrier will use Fokker 70 airplanes.