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Vietnam Airlines suspends flights to Russia, Taiwan

National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines announced on March 18 that it will suspend flights between Vietnam and Russia, Taiwan (China) from March 19 until further notice from authorities, amid the worsening COVID-19 pandemic.

An aircraft of the national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines. (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam Airlines ends year with record pre-tax profit

National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines ended 2017 with pre-tax profit hitting a record high of over 2.8 trillion VND (123.2 million USD), an increase of 8.3 percent from the previous year and 72 percent higher than the yearly target.