Da Nang officially restores international commercial flight routes after 2 years of pandemic
Update: Mar 29, 2022
(TITC) - After 2 years being severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, on 27th March 2022, Da Nang officially restored international commercial flight routes, with the first flight from Singapore to Da Nang.  

Flight no. SQ172 carrying around 160 passengers from Singapore landed in Da Nang at 11.05 am on 27th March

The Da Nang Department of Tourism organised to welcome the first two flights back to Da Nang after the city opened to international flights.

According to Da Nang portal (danang.gov.vn), the flight number SQ172 carrying around 100 passengers from Singapore landed in Da Nang at 11.05 am on 27th March, kicking off the regular Singapore - Da Nang route operated by Singapore Airlines. The route has a frequency of 01 flight/day on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday mornings and Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday afternoons.

At 12.03 pm the same day, the flight number VZ960 from Bangkok - Da Nang operated by Thai Vietjet landed in Da Nang, carrying around 150 passengers. The route operated with the frequency of 03 flights/week on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday and can be adjusted according to the market demands.

Along with the welcoming activities, Da Nang Department of Tourism in coordination with Thai Vietjet to welcome press and travel delegations with over 50 members to research and promote destination, stimulating the exchange of the two markets.

On the same day, the first flight from Da Nang to Singapore departed. To welcome the very first passengers flying from Da Nang International Airport, the event “Da Nang restoring international flight routes” with the message “Welcome back to the World” took place at the Departure Terminal - International Passenger Terminal - Da Nang International Airport.

The event was hosted by the Da Nang International Terminal Investment and Operation Joint Stock Company (AHT) and Da Nang Department of Tourism, Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV), Singapore Airlines coordinated to organise. Many passengers were extremely surprised and touched by the special reception from Da Nang International Passenger Terminal.

The first passengers to check-in, complete procedures before boarding the plane from Da Nang International Airport to Singapore


In the framework of activities to celebrate the event, Da Nang City also organised a Hot Air Balloon Festival at the APEC Statue Garden Park on Bach Dang Street, Hai Chau District. Many visitors have experienced the view of the city from above.

Hot Air Balloon Festival in Da Nang

Da Nang City has set the goal for 2023 to restore fully flight routes which were operated in 2019. In June 2022, Da Nang will successfully organise the 2022 Asia Route Development Forum, the most prestigious aviation event in the Asia-Pacific region, to attract representatives of airports and airlines to connect with the city. Besides, the City will also organise many culture, sports and tourism events such as Vietnam IRONMAN contest in May 2022, Da Nang Sailing Competition in June 2022, Asian GOLF Prize in September 2022 and many other outstanding and attractive activities and events.

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Photo: Danang Center for Tourism Promotion