Viet Nam Airlines will begin a direct service between Ha Noi and Buon Me Thuot in Dak Lak next month. An Airbus A320 will fly from the national capital to the central highland city every Tuesday and Sunday from March 10 to 25, after which a Thursday service will be added.
The normal price for a return ticket is VND2.8 million but discounts are available to certain groups.
Until April 30, war veterans, government officials and serving members of the armed forces need only pay VND850,000 for a single fare.
Senior citizens and students will be charged VND1.7 million for a return trip, and anyone who buys a ticket well in advance will only pay VND1.175 million or VND1.05 million for a single fare.