Vietnam Welcomes Two First Seaplanes

At 9 am on August 21, two first seaplanes of Hai Au Aviation Joint Stock Company touch down Noi Bai international airport, Hanoi.

Each seaplane costs about USD 3.2 million.

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Close image of seaplanes in Vietnam

This is two in three seaplanes Cessna Grand Caravan EX manufactured by Cessna company and purchased by Thien Minh group in 2014.

The seaplane Cessna Grand Caravan EX is most modern seaplane in the United States with maximum capacity of 12 passengers, flight speed about 300 km/h and is able to land on in both normal airports and water surface (sea, river, lake).

By September 9, 2014, Hai Au aviation joint stock company will have organized opening ceremony for seaplane services serving Hanoi- Ha Long bay tourism for domestic and international tourists from Hanoi with 25 minutes of sightseeing and 40 minutes on Ha Long bay.

It is estimated that in December, Hai Au will expand the seaplane services to south of central Vietnam and southern Vietnam, particularly Ho Chi Minh city-Mui Ne, Nha Trang, Con Dao, Phu Quoc and other destinations. In 2015, Hai Au will expand services to regional countries.

According to the representative of Hai Au airline, seaplane is in air transport group along with air taxi. This is kind of popular passenger transport in the tourism industry and tour operators which have been developed in many countries, especially countries with sea, islands, rivers and lakes.

In Vietnam market, in condition of poor transportation by road, air services as seaplanes and air taxi are necessary, especially high-class tourism services. Moreover, only seaplanes create tourists chances to enjoy spectacular landscapes in Vietnam.

Tourists not only come to tourism destinations more quickly and more convenient but also have chance to enjoy best services such as taking panorama photos in low flight and the feeling of taking off and landing on water surface.

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