Passengers wanting to fly to Vietnam from New Zealand can now do so through Air New Zealand and United Airlines.
Air New Zealand will code-share on United Airlines flights from Hong Kong (HKG) to Ho Chi Minh City (SQN), which will connect with Air New Zealand's daily services between Auckland and Hong Kong.
It is the first time Air New Zealand flight numbers have been available to and from the Vietnamese market.
United Airlines commenced flights between Hong Kong and Ho Chi Minh City on 10 December utilising a 747-400 aircraft.
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