Vietnam is a country in Southeast Asia bordering on the South China Sea. Hanoi is the country’s capital but the biggest, and most modern city is Ho Chi Minh City (aka Saigon). After going through economic and political reforms at the beginning of this century, the country is now one of the fastest growing economies in the world. Tourism plays a very important role in this economic growth. Vietnam is known for its fascinating cities, impressive nature, gorgeous beaches and its history (Vietnam War).
The busiest airports in the country are Ho Chi Minh City Tan Son Nhat Airport, Hanoi Noi Bai Airport and Da Nang Airport. The main airlines in Vietnam are flag carrier Vietnam Airlines and low-cost carriers VietJet Air and Jetstar Pacific. The number of passengers travelling through airports in Vietnam is expected to grow significantly in the coming years from 106 million passengers in 2018 to 142 million passengers in 2020.
Practical information about Vietnam:
Time zone: UTC+7
Currency: Vietnamese dong
National Day: 26 September
Airport: sân bay