Shanghai Airlines announced on Monday that it will open a direct service from Shanghai to Hanoi as of next month.
This will be Shanghai Airlines’ second destination in Vietnam following Ho Chi Minh City.
The airline said its Boeing 727-800 airplane will offer three flights a week on Tuesday, Friday and Sunday from Shanghai beginning March 27. Flights from Hanoi will be available on Monday.
Wednesday and Saturday is the only direct air service so far between the two cities.