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Vietnam Airlines plans more flights to Changzhou on U23 Vietnam’s final

The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines plans to add two return flights between Hanoi and HCM City and Changzhou city, Jiangsu province, China, on January 27 when U23 Vietnam play a final match against Uzbekistan of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U23 Championship.  

It said on January 23 that it will cover all travel and accommodation expenses for trips to the final match of the AFC U23 Championship for two relatives of each player of the U23 Vietnam team from January 26 – 28.

It will also offer free buses to take Vietnamese fans from the Changzhou Benniu airport, which is 20 kilometres far from the city to the Changzhou Olympic Stadium.

The carrier will deploy Airbus A321 with high-quality services for the flights to Changzhou city.

On January 23, Vietnam surprised the world by securing a berth in the final of the AFC U23 Championship after beating Qatar in a penalty shootout after an extraordinary 2-2 draw at the end of extra-time.

Vietnam became the first Southeast Asian country to enter the final of the AFC U23 championship.-VNA/VNP