Vasco company works with Con Dao district

Monday - 27/05/2019 03:06
Recently, leaders of Con Dao district and a number of related agencies and units have had a meeting with the Viet Nam Air Service Company for  information on the operation of the airline aviation business between Ho Chi Minh City, Can Tho - Con Dao and the capacity to meet the needs of people and visitors to Con Dao by air.

At the meeting of Con Dao district leaders with Vasco

Vasco is the regular route operator from Ho Chi Minh City to Con Dao in 2004 with the frequency of 3 flights / week, now increasing to 96 flights per week in peak season. In 2011, Vasco continues to open more Can Tho - Con Dao routes; Currently, the frequency of this route is 7 flights / week. Up to this point, Vasco is the only airline operating flights in Ho Chi Minh City, Can Tho - Con Dao.

At the meeting, leaders of Con Dao district and a number of agencies and units said that during the operation of the air route, there are the status of airline agents or tour operators booking in advance. It is difficult for people and tourists to buy plane tickets, especially during high season; There are also conditions, buy tickets at the price offered by the airline is not but higher than the list price tickets are available; Some emergency cases, need air tickets to transfer to the mainland but also difficult to buy tickets; The sale of 30% discount for officers, soldiers and people living in Con Dao, is only made at two ticketing points (One in Tan Binh district, HCM City and one at Ton Duc Thang street, Con Daodistrict) so when people buy at other agents are not discount tickets ...;

Commenting on the issues mentioned above, Mr.Luu Minh Chung - Deputy Director of Airline Services Company Vasco said: Currently, due to the demand of passengers flying to Con Dao very large but Con Dao Airport has no lights at night so it is not possible to make short trips and runways in this area, so only operate with ATR 72 aircraft. For travel agents or tour operators, please refer to "ticket". and higher fares than listed rates, the airline will conduct reviews, inspections and repair agents in the near future.

At the meeting with the district leaders, Vasco Company also presented difficulties and problems when exploiting Ho Chi Minh City - Con Dao air route and proposed the management agencies, the Vietnam Airlines Corporation, Con Dao Airport will consider and plan to install light at Con Dao Airport to serve the operation of flights in the evening time frame, enabling the carrier to improve its service delivery capacity. . The company also expects the General Department of Vietnam Airlines to consider the upgrading of Con Dao airport in order to meet the demand of transport and planning of the locality. In the case of emergency medical evacuation, the company has also mobilized enough passengers to transport patients; At the same time, support meals, accommodation for passengers to give tickets.

Speaking at the meeting, Mr.Le Van Phong - Chairman of Con Dao District People's Committee stressed that: It is not accompanying with the development of Con Dao in recent years and acting as the main carrier by road Air travel to and from Con Dao; Con Dao is growing and the demand for traveling by air and passengers is increasing. The District People's Committee wants Vasco to adjust the frequency of flights to suit the seasons, expand operations, raise high capacity, investment facilities to serve passengers better to accompany the development of the local. At the same time, the District Health Office in collaboration with Vasco agreed to unify the regulation on the coordination of emergency patient transportation to facilitate the professional activities of the two parties on the basis of compliance with the law and harmony. between the interests of people and businesses.

 

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