Review of Vietnam Airlines flight Vinh Hanoi in Economy

Airline Vietnam Airlines
Flight VN1712
Class Economy
Seat 22G
Aircraft Airbus A321
Flight time 00:35
Take-off 29 Jul 19, 13:05
Arrival at 29 Jul 19, 13:40
VN   #32 out of 72 Airlines A minimum of 10 flight-reports within the past two years is required to appear in the rankings. 213 reviews
By GOLD 299
Published on 29th May 2020

Hi guys. Welcome to my next report on Flight-Report. Today, I will fly with Vietnam Airlines from Vinh to Hanoi on Airbus A321. But first, please check out my trip report about this flight on YouTube. This video is more detailed than the script version on Flight-Report and has more special things there, so I hope you guys will check out, like the video and support to my channel by subscribe Vinavia on YouTube :D   

And here is the script report. Hope you guys will enjoy :D

Today's flight would start at Vinh International Airport, Vinh City, Nghe An Province.

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Today, I would fly on flight VN1712 to Hanoi, and the estimated departure time would be 1.00 pm.

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Let's go inside the terminal.

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Departure hall of the terminal

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I really like this airport. As I discovered, the architecture of this terminal was inspired by lotus flower, which makes this airport pretty unique :D

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Vietnam Airlines' check-in counters

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Check-in was done fast. Now I headed to security check.

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5 minutes later, security check was done, and I got into airside.

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Then l took a look of the airside before heading to departure gate.

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Again, I was impressed with the architecture and the design of this airport. What do you guys think about this airport? Comment down below your opinions.

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Aircraft for this flight was just arrived from Ho Chi Minh City. This Airbus A321 has the registration of VN-A359, and it was 11.5 years old.

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Here was the departure gate of this flight: gate 2.

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Boarding was called, then I went downstairs and got on the bus to get to the aircraft.

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After a short ride, I finally got to the aircraft of this flight.

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Here was my seat on this flight: seat 22G.

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Legroom was really spacious, thanks to this thin but comfortable seats design onboard some older A321s of Vietnam Airlines.

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Tray table

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View from my window, and cabin view from my seat.  

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Refreshing tissue was handed out and safety video was aired on the screens before pushback.

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15 minutes after boarding, the aircraft started to pushback and taxied to the runway.

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Just 5 minutes after take-off, drinks were served. There were only 2 choices of drinks: water and coke.

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And I asked for a cup of water.

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Right after I got the drink, the aircraft just started to descend and prepared for landing.

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Before landing, let's have a look inside the seat pocket. In the seat pocket, I had: a sickness bag, a safety card, and an inflight magazine of Vietnam Airlines named Heritage Fashion.

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Views while descending

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My journey had ended at Terminal 1, Noi Bai International Airport, Hanoi. Thank you for reading and watching, and see you in the next report :D

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Vietnam Airlines

Cabin crew7.5

Vinh - VII


Hanoi - HAN



The check-in procedure was fast and smooth. The flight departed on time, and arrived sooner than estimated time. The flight was really short so there wasn't anything to complain about the inflight services. The crews were really nice and gentle, even though they had to rush to serve all the passengers on this short flight. In conclusion, even though the flight was just 35 minutes long, I had the great time being on this flight, and I enjoyed a lot of beautiful views outside the window thanks to the low attitude of this flight :D

Information on the route Vinh (VII) Hanoi (HAN)

The contributors of Flight-Report published 5 reviews of 3 airlines on the route Vinh (VII) → Hanoi (HAN).


The airline with the best average rating is Bamboo Airways with 7.7/10.

The average flight time is 0 hours and 42 minutes.

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  • Comment 555240 by
    Aigle_voyageur GOLD 689 Comments

    Thanks for sharing this FR. :)

    For a regional airport like VII's, its inside is very impressive indeed. But there were shops or not ?

    A big aircraft but not really full for such a short flight. Having a drink is still better than nothing.

    Funny thing I found, when I saw the aircraft's registration, I thought: was it really an A321? Or an A350 from the same airline? ^^

    Have safe flights ;)

    • Comment 555251 by
      vinavia GOLD AUTHOR 192 Comments

      You're right. There aren't many shops inside the terminal, but there are still some. The aircraft, VN just used A321s on this route during peak seasons, but now they are operating ATR 72s on this route. Thank you so much for your comment :D

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