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Khanh Hoa welcomes first flight in Lunar New Year

The Saigon Times

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HCMC – Vietnam Airlines’ flight VN1340, departing from HCMC and carrying 130 passengers, landed at Cam Ranh International Airport in Khanh Hoa Province this morning, February 10, the first day of the Lunar New Year.

The flight received a water cannon salute. The first 20 passengers were greeted with flowers as a gesture of hospitality. Notably, Vietnam Airlines also awarded three air tickets to three luckiest passengers out of 130 on the flight.

In addition, the airport organized a dragon dance performance and gave New Year’s presents to the passengers.

Nguyen Thi Le Thanh, director of Khanh Hoa Department of Tourism, said that the program to welcome guests to Khanh Hoa Province has become an annual activity in recent years. The event aims to create a joyful and festive atmosphere for passengers arriving in the province during the Lunar New Year.

In January 2024, the total number of tourists served by accommodation facilities in Khanh Hoa is estimated at 721,500, showing a remarkable 110% increase compared to the same period in 2023. Among these, there were 520,000 international visitors, a six-fold increase year on year.

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