Vietnam Airlines is the national carrier. The airline is mainly known for connecting Vietnam with a multitude of destinations across Asia and Australia. But, Vietnam Airlines also flies to more than 20 domestic Vietnamese destinations, with flights to every major city or town and connections between most destinations in its route network.
The airline has two hubs within Vietnam. Its main hub is Nobai International Airport in Hanoi and its secondary hub is Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City. The airline also uses Da Nang International Airport in Da Nang and Cam Ranh International Airport in Nha Trang as focus cities. You can fly domestically to more or less every major destination in Vietnam on Vietnam Airlines from these airports.
As the national carrier of Vietnam, Vietnam Airlines is perfect for those looking for a full-service carrier that flies domestically within Vietnam.
Jetstar Pacific is part of the Australian Jetstar group and is also part-owned by Vietnam Airlines.
With its hub at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City and Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi as a focus city, Jetstar Pacific flies to over 10 different destinations across Vietnam.
All of Jetstar Pacific's domestic routes are also flown by Vietnam Airlines. However, the airline makes a good alternative if you're looking for a low-cost airline that travels domestically within Vietnam.
VietJet Air is a low-cost airline is a Vietnamese international airline that flies to nearly 20 different destinations within Vietnam. The airline has bases at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi and Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City. It also uses Da Nang International Airport in Da Nang, Cam Ranh International Airport in Nha Trang and Cat Bi International Airport in Hai Phong as focus cities.
The airline is a good low-cost alternative to Jetstar Pacific, as it flies more domestic routes. It's also a good choice if you're flying from Hai Phong or Nha Trang, as it offers more flights to the rest of Vietnam from these destinations when compared to any other Vietnamese airline.
Aside from domestic flights, the airline also connects Vietnam with other parts of East Asia and Australia.
Bamboo Airways is the newest airline in Vietnam. The airline only flies domestically and flies to nearly 15 different destinations within the country.
Bamboo Airways is based at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi and Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City.
The airline is unique in that it's a self-proclaimed hybrid carrier, which means that it offers a similar service to what you'd expect from a full-service airline but at prices that are closer to that of a low-cost carrier. This makes Bamboo Airways a good option for those wanting to travel domestically within Vietnam with a service and price that's somewhere in between full-service of Vietnam Airlines and the low-cost of Jetstar Pacific and VietJet Air.