Lao Airlines Outlines Ambitious International Expansion

Lao Airlines from late-December 2012 further expands its international operational, which will include 3 weekly service on Vientiane – Seoul Incheon route. In addition, the airline has revised planned new service to Guangzhou and Da Nang, while outlines planned new routes in the future.


Vientiane – Seoul Incheon eff 21DEC12 NEW 3 weekly service
QV911 VTE1100 – 1800ICN 320 135
QV912 ICN1900 – 2200VTE 320 x135

Addendum to previously reported new route:
Vientiane – Guangzhou eff 29NOV12 (Although schedule listing displays as eff 24NOV12, reported previously on Airline Route, but the airline says it’ll open the route from 29th)
QV881 VTE1310 – 1610CAN 320 246
QV882 CAN1710 – 1810VTE 320 246

Vientiane – Savannakhet – Pakse – Da Nang eff 04DEC12 (Note the operational schedule has been revised)
QV211 VTE1115 – 1215ZVK1255 – 1325PKZ1405 – 1455DAD AT7 247
QV212 DAD1555 – 1645PKZ1720 – 1750ZVK1830 – 1930VTE AT7 247

According to its route map in bi-monthly inflight magazine, the airline plans to operate following routes in the future:
Vientiane – Busan (Slated to start from 30DEC12)
Vientiane – Denpasar
Vientiane – Fukuoka
Vientiane – Jakarta
Vientiane – Kuala Lumpur
Vientiane – Manila
Vientiane – Osaka
Vientiane – Tokyo Narita
Vientiane – Varanasi

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