A new direct service linking Hong Kong with the Central coastal city of Da Nang will be offered by Vietnam Tourism (Vitours) from September 30.
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The charter flight, which takes one hour and 45 minutes, is operated by the national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines (VNA).
The first direct flight will carry 150 professional and semi-professional athletes from several countries.
They are traveling to Vietnam for a 100-kilometer ultra-marathon on the mountain slopes in Tay Giang District, Quang Nam Province, from September 30 to October 4, Cao Tri Dung, deputy general director of Vitours said.
Vitours is also offering a US$100 discount on five day and four night package tours from Da Nang to Hong Kong, taking in such places as Disneyland, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Macau, added Mr. Dung.