New Zealand’s national carrier Air New Zealand has announced plans to begin its first-ever nonstop service to Vietnam, beginning mid-2016.

Air New Zealand.

Air New Zealand. Image by Aero Icarus / CC BY-SA 2.0

The eleven-hour AucklandHo Chi Minh City service will initially operate three times a week from June to October, though this operating season may be extended in years ahead. Read more: