Flight Review: Vietnam Airlines – Sydney to Ho Chi Minh City

Flight: Vietnam Airlines VN 772 From: Sydney (SYD) To: Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) I flew with Vietnam Airlines from Sydney to Ho Chi Minh City. The flight was booked for me as part of a media trip, and it was the return leg of my Ho Chi Minh City to Sydney flight. My day […]

Flight Review: Vietnam Airlines – Ho Chi Minh City to Sydney

Flight: Vietnam Airlines VN 773 From: Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) To: Sydney (SYD) I flew with Vietnam Airlines from Ho Chi Minh City to Sydney. My eventual destination was Brisbane, which has no direct flights to Vietnam. I had a number of other flight options, including flights via Hong Kong and Singapore, but this […]

Flight Review: Vietnam Airlines – Ho Chi Minh City to Da Nang

Flight: Vietnam Airlines VN 124 From: Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) To: Da Nang (DAD) I flew with Vietnam Airlines from Ho Chi Minh City to Da Nang. There are three airlines that fly this route (the others being Vietjet Air and Jetstar Pacific), I used Skyscanner to compare prices and flight times. I flew […]

Vietnam Airlines flight review – The A350 from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi

Flight: Vietnam Airlines VN 252 From: Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) To: Hanoi (HAN) I flew with Vietnam Airlines from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi. There are three airlines that fly this route (the others being Vietjet Air and Jetstar Pacific), and with this route being one of the busiest air routes in the […]

The case for direct Hanoi to Havana flights

[Vietnam Airlines A350 at Hanoi Noi Bai International Airport.] Wherever I travel I read the local news to get a feel of what’s going on in the land. While you’re not going to get hard-hitting political analysis from state-controlled media, it’s good for finding out about current affairs and development news. And then there are […]

Flight Review: Vietnam Airlines – Ho Chi Minh City to Quy Nhon

Flight: Vietnam Airlines VN 1396 From: Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) To: Quy Nhon (UIH) I flew with Vietnam Airlines from Ho Chi Minh City to Quy Nhon. I compared flights with Skyscanner and there are three airlines offering flights throughout the day. All the airlines were offering cheap flights, and my flight was 814,000 […]

Flight Review: Vietnam Airlines – Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi

Flight: Vietnam Airlines VN 238 From: Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) To: Hanoi (HAN) I flew with Vietnam Airlines from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi. I compared flights with Skyscanner and in the end I went with Vietnam Airlines. I have flown with Vietnam Airlines from London to Saigon and return, but I have […]

Flight Review: Vietnam Airlines – Ho Chi Minh City to London Heathrow

Flight: Vietnam Airlines VN 50 From: Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) To: London Heathrow (LHR) I flew with Vietnam Airlines from Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) to London Heathrow (LHR) which I booked via Skyscanner, which is my preferred site to find cheap airfares. This was the return leg of a flight I took last […]

Flight Review: Vietnam Airlines – London Gatwick to Ho Chi Minh City

Flight: Vietnam Airlines VN 50 From: London Gatwick (LGW) To: Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) I flew with Vietnam Airlines from London Gatwick to Ho Chi Minh City, booking online via Skyscanner. This was the only direct option available, and it also happened to be the cheapest, so it was an easy decision. Other options […]