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Helicopter-used air route to connect Vung Tau and Con Dao

An air route using helicopters to connect Vung Tau city and Con Dao district of the southern province of Ba Ria - Vung Tau will be launched on April 26.

Run by the Southern Vietnam Helicopter Company using Russian-made Mi-17-1V and Mi-172 helicopters, round-trip flights will take off on Friday and Sunday with flight duration of one hour.

The flight from Vung Tau airport will depart at 13:30, while the return flight will leave Con Dao at 15:30.

The price for a one-way ticket is 2.2 million VND (94.5 USD).

The air route is expected to help promote tourism development in Ba Ria- Vung Tau.