Vietnamese airports serve more passengers in 9 months

9th Oct, 2018 | Tourism Mail Crew

HANOI : Airports across Vietnam served nearly 79.3 million passengers and handled 1.1 million tons of cargoes in the first nine months of this year, posting respective year-on-year increases of 12.1 percent and 5.6 percent.

In the nine-month period, the airports served 336,400 flights, up 10.2 percent on-year, and 337,500 million transit flights, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam on Tuesday.

Vietnamese airports, which serviced over 94 million passengers last year, are expected to serve more than 100 million ones this year.

They also served 661,165 flights in 2017, up 10 percent against 2016, said the authority.