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Elderly passengers

For elderly passengers aged 60 years or older with Vietnamese nationality, Bamboo Airways applies a preferential rate equal to 85% of the fare for Bamboo Economy booking class (exclusive of tax and fees).

Applicable sales channels: Bamboo Airways’ official ticket offices, including city ticket offices and last-minute ticket offices at the airport.

Applicable conditions: Passengers are required to present identification documents (original or notarized copy)

Applicable itinerary: Vietnam domestic

Applicable ticket class: Bamboo Economy (Y, W, S, B, H, K, L, M, N, Q)

Application period: Apply for flights from November 15, 2019.

What do elderly people need to prepare when traveling by plane?

In addition to identification documents, to ensure health when traveling by plane, elderly passengers are advised to prepare necessary medicine in carry-on luggage for easy use when needed.


Passengers with a history of blood pressure, heart, lung diseases, etc. are advised to prepare specialized drugs prescribed by a specialist doctor at least 4 weeks before the flight. Suggested medicine to bring along for air travel includes: Blood pressure medicine, spray for asthma, diabetes, anti-sickness medicine, wind oil…

During flight:

On the plane, passengers are advised to limit the use of carbonated drinks and food that cause bloating such as beans, milk and dairy products, vegetables with indigestible sugars such as bean sprouts, celery, etc. asparagus…

If passengers use hearing aids, before taking off and landing, it is recommended to turn the volume down to avoid ear damage.

Going to the lavatory regularly will help blood circulation better, avoiding fatigue during long flights.

Stretch your leg muscles to reduce stiffness and muscle fatigue.

With Bamboo Airways, passengers who are elderly / people with meritorious services to the Revolution will be prioritized by the airline’s ground staff to board the plane first at the departure gate. On the plane, our cabin crew will assist passengers to find seats and arrange luggage neatly.

For further assistance during booking, please contact us via our Hotline 19001166 or go to our official ticket offices / ticket agents for advice.

Wishing all passengers a wonderful flying experience with Bamboo Airways!