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Travel to Mui Ne by seaplane - (06/02/2015)

(Muinetourism.vn).- On the midday of January 3rd 2015, the two first seaplanes from Ho Chi Minh City to Mui Ne (Phan Thiet city, Binh Thuan province), which departed from Tan Son Nhat airport, landed on Bau Trang (White Lake), about 20km from Mui Ne, with 14 Russian travelers.

 

Seaplanes at Bau Trang (White Lake); Photo: Nguyen VuSeaplanes at Bau Trang (White Lake); Photo: Nguyen Vu

These seaplane tours, which are organized by Hai Au Aviation Joint Stock Company (Thien Minh Group), include flights over the midland of South Central Vietnam, La Gi town, Ke Ga lighthouse, coast of Phan Thiet city, resorts of Mui Ne and landings on Bau Trang.

After more than 1 hour-flying, the first travelers who flew on the seaplane named VN-B466 set their foot on Bau Trang in the warm welcome of the organizers and the media. The first passengers of the first seaplane landed there, Mr.Dmitriii Wedenski and his wife, Mrs.Nadezhda Wedenskaia, said that they were satisfied and comfortable with the flight, and that this was the first time they come to Mui Ne, a beautiful place, especially when being seen from above. The seaplane named VN-B468 landed on Bau Trang 20 minutes later than the first one.

The first passengers; Photo: Nguyen VuThe first passengers; Photo: Nguyen Vu

According to Mr.Thai Hoang Dung - representative of Hai Au Aviation JSC in Mui Ne, each seaplane can carry 12 passengers, not including 2 pilots, however, for safety and customer satisfaction, each flight only has from 6 to 8 passengers. As expected, there will be two flights from Ho Chi Minh city to Mui Ne each day in the future. The next flights will be on 15th January. Currently, a scheduled charter flight to Mui Ne cost 2500USD while a requested charter flight (with flight time decided by customers) cost 4500USD. It takes 250USD per ticket for international passengers and 175USD per ticket for Vietnamese passengers.

                       

In Phan Thiet, customers who want to travel by seaplane may register at Representative Office of Hai Au Aviation JSC (at Pandanus Resort, Mui Ne, Phan Thiet) or call to 0933.116.986 (for Mr.Hoang Dung)

Nguyen Vu

Translated by Hong Anh


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