Aviation estimated to serve 10 million worldwide passengers in 2022
Aviation officers anticipate the variety of worldwide passengers going via Vietnamese airports this 12 months to achieve 10 million, or round 24 p.c of pre-pandemic ranges.
The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) mentioned at an aviation discussion board held in Da Nang Metropolis late final week the aviation trade is en path to restoration after the federal government lifted all Covid restrictions on each home and worldwide flights.
It estimated the variety of air passengers would attain 70 p.c of pre-pandemic numbers to 70-80 million this 12 months, together with 10 million overseas guests.
At present, Vietnam has resumed industrial flights to and from 20 worldwide locations, together with its main tourism markets like Japan, South Korea, India, the U.S., and Southeast Asian nations.
Dinh Viet Son, deputy head of CAAV, mentioned the aviation restoration is a vital issue to spice up tourism revival.
The federal government eliminated all restrictions on worldwide flights on Feb. 15.
On March 15 the federal government allowed quarantine-free entry and resumed its visa waiver for residents of 24 nations, together with Japan, South Korea and a few European ones.
It has additionally eliminated most different entry restrictions like medical declaration and Covid checks.