The fact that Vietnam organizes many international events, such as SEA Game 31, has helped the number of international passengers to skyrocket.
According to data from the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam, the number of passengers and cargo volume in the first six months of the year increased sharply compared to the same period last year.
Specifically, the number of passengers through airports reached 40.7 million, up 56.8%. Notably, the number of international visitors reached 1.8 million arrivals, up 904.6 percent while domestic arrivals reached 38.9 million arrivals, up 52.6%.
Domestic airlines carried a total of 20.1 million passengers, up 56.1%. In which, the number of international visitors reached 667,000 arrivals, an increase of 1,033%, domestic visitors reached 19.5 million arrivals, an increase of 51.8%.
In addition, the volume of cargo through airports in the first 6 months is estimated at 765,000 tons, up 30.6%.
Previously, data from the General Statistics Office showed that the number of international visitors to Vietnam by air in the first five months of the year reached 320,711 arrivals, accounting for 87.8% of the total number of international arrivals and 6.3 times higher than that of the same period last year.
It is expected that in 2022, airports across the country will receive about 87.8 million arrivals, up 190% over the same period last year. Particularly, the number of international visitors is estimated to reach 5 million arrivals, up 844%, while domestic visitors reach 82.8 million arrivals, up 178.4%. Cargo output reached 1.5 million tons, up 5%.
@ Zing News