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Ha Long Bay gets new heli tour

Northern Vietnam Helicopter Company under Vietnam Helicopter Corporation launched its Ha Long Bay scenic tour service - Halong Heli Tours in Quang Ninh northeastern province on May 10.

Customers can book the country’s first helicopter ride-hailing service through the FastGo app.

The service uses a Bell 5050 helicopter which is a new model from US Bell manufacturer. Its cabin is covered by glass to ensure wide vision for visitors. All of the Ha Long Bay scenic tour has insurance for customers.

Two helicopters will always be at Tuan Chau heliport to serve customers at any time without earlier announcement. Customers could have three options for their trip including 12, 25 or 40 minutes with different journeys to meet their demands. The service packages includes sightseeing tours, charter flights, A-B transfer tours, aerial survey tours, event tours, wedding photography and filming tours.

At the launching ceremony, Northern Vietnam Helicopter Company signed co-operation agreement with FastGo Vietnam Joint Stock Company, under which the co-branding project will provide customers with a helicopter ride-hailing service through an app named FastSky. -VNS/VNP