Review of Vietnam Airlines flight Hanoi Bangkok in Economy

Airline Vietnam Airlines
Flight VN611
Class Economy
Seat 19A
Aircraft Airbus A321
Flight time 01:45
Take-off 11 Feb 19, 09:25
Arrival at 11 Feb 19, 11:10
VN   #93 out of 132 Airlines A minimum of 20 Flight-Reports is required in order to appear in the rankings. 174 reviews
vinavia
By 1059
Published on 21st April 2019

Hi guys. Please check out my trip report with Vietnam Airlines from Hanoi to Bangkok with Airbus A321. I hope you guys will like it and support to my channel by subscribe Vinavia on YouTube :D



Here is the script report (if you want to have more details about this flight, please watch the video)

My flight started at Terminal 2, Noi Bai International Airport, Hanoi 


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I would fly on flight number VN611 to Bangkok


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Since I already make online check-in at home, so I went to online check-in counter at Row G to get my boarding pass. It took me 30 minutes to get that. Quite a long time for that.


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I made it into the airside. Now, I went to the gate for this flight.


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The gate for this flight was gate 22


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And the aircraft for the flight was VN-A345, which is a 14.8 years old Airbus A321


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My seat for this flight was 19A


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Legroom was pretty decent and comfortable to me


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Sadly,I had a heavily scratched window this time. Unlucky me :(



After take-off, FAs started to serve meal trays to passengers. There were 2 choices of meals: prawn with noodles, and chicken rice. I chose prawn with noodles.


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Here was the meal tray. The main course was stir-fried glass noodles with prawn, the appetizer was vegatable sad with Italian dressing, the desert was lychee pudding. I also had a bread roll, with butter.


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Coffee and tea were served after that.


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And I asked for a cup of coffee.


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Comedy and documentary were shown of the screens



After 1 hour and 45 minutes, the aircraft landed at Suvarnabhumi Airport, Bangkok


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Verdict

Vietnam Airlines

7.0/10
Cabin7.0
Cabin crew6.5
Entertainment/wifi5.5
Meal/catering9.0

Hanoi - HAN

6.8/10
Efficiency7.5
Access6.0
Services5.5
Cleanliness8.0

Bangkok - BKK

7.2/10
Efficiency8.0
Access6.5
Services7.0
Cleanliness7.5

Conclusion

The flight was quite nice, better than what I expected; even though the check-in process was a mess, and the window was heavily scratched. The meal was definitely the highlight of the flight. For a short international flight like that, it was really superb. The crews were professional, but they could be better. Lastly, the flight departed on time.

Information on the route Hanoi (HAN) Bangkok (BKK)

The contributors of Flight-Report published 5 reviews of 2 airlines on the route Hanoi (HAN) → Bangkok (BKK).


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The airline with the best average rating is Qatar Airways with 8.3/10.

The average flight time is 1 hours and 30 minutes.

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8 Comments

  • Comment 498747 by
    ThomasDutch SILVER 345 Comments

    Hi Vinavia,
    Welcome to Flight Report and it seems like a pleasant flight you've had on Vietnam Airlines with a decent product en-route to Hanoi.

  • Comment 498957 by
    Jett Tyler SILVER 161 Comments

    Great report! Video is great too! Glad to have you here!

  • Comment 498976 by
    KévinDC TEAM GOLD 4857 Comments

    Hi Vinavia, thanks for sharing your first report here. The photos and video are beautiful! I always like to see reports from Vietnam or on VN (I'm half Viet).

    I love the VN livery--it's so beautiful and a nice change from all of the boring white liveries out there. The cabin itself is pretty ordinary but it seems comfortable, with decent legroom, and at least there are overhead TVs.

    I'm very impressed with the meal. It looks really nice for such a short flight.

    Looking forward to more beautiful reports in the future and Welcome to Flight-Report!

    • Comment 498991 by
      vinavia AUTHOR 17 Comments

      Thank you so much for your words. I love the livery of VN, too; and the meal was extraordinary on this flight.
      I will post more reports on this site, so hope you will stay tuned. Also, please check out and subscribe to my YouTube's channel. There are plenty more of VN's reports there ;D

  • Comment 498984 by
    Shisdu SILVER 670 Comments

    Hi Vinavia! Welcome to flight-report.com!

    I went to online check-in counter at Row G to get my boarding pass

    Aren't you allowed to carry your BP on your cellphone?? I wonder what's the point of checking in online if you can't do that!

    Legroom was pretty decent

    Looks great, indeed!

    Here was the meal tray

    Asian airlines seem to be unbeatable in the inflight meal department! Those photos always make me hungry!

    Great report, Vinavia! Thanks for sharing! :)

    • Comment 498990 by
      vinavia AUTHOR 17 Comments

      Thank you so much about your comment. Yes, the meal looked really amazing. About the boarding pass, according to the rules, you have to print the boarding pass for all international flight, because at immigration, they will stamp the exit stamp to your boarding pass. I don't know why 🤔

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