The Vietnamese carrier commenced services in January
By: Huang Tzu-ti, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Vietnam’s Bamboo Airways has announced plans to launch 37 flight routes by
the end of 2019 connecting major cities of the Southeast Asian nation to international destinations.
The carrier will prioritize opening routes destined for cities in Taiwan and South Korea, because of optimism for the business prospects of the two Asian markets, noted CEO Dang Tat Thang (鄧必勝).
Bamboo Airways also seeks to expand its scope of service by flying to Japan and Singapore later this year, before making inroads into Europe, wrote Central News Agency. International routes destined for U.S. cities including Seattle, Los Angeles, and San Francisco are slated for inauguration in 2020 or 2021.
According to statistics, the number of flights between Taiwan and Vietnam has grown to more than 350 per week today from 100 a week in early 2016. The tripled growth indicates the increasingly closer relationship between the two countries, the report said. [FULL STORY]