The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines announced on March 11 that all flights to the central province of Thua Thien-Hue will be temporarily disrupted for the next eight months. Phu Bai International Airport in Hue will temporarily close for repairs.
All flights will be on hold from March 20 until November 20, to facilitate repair work at Phu Bai International Airport.During this period, Vietnam Airlines will supplement with flights to the neighboring city of Da Nang.
The number of flights will increase by seven a day on the Hanoi-Da Nang route and by nine on the HCMC-Da Nang route. Passengers who already have confirmed tickets to Hue will be able to board an alternate flight to Da Nang City without further charge.