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Vietjet announces two new Taiwan flights

Released at: 09:23, 30/08/2016

Vietjet announces two new Taiwan flights

Photo: Vietjet Air

Airline to start daily Hanoi-Taipei flights from October 30 and five flights a week on HCMC-Kaohsiung route on December 12.

by Linh Nhi

Vietjet Air announced the introduction of two international routes connecting Hanoi with Taipei and Ho Chi Minh City with Kaohsiung, Taiwan, on August 29.

The Hanoi-Taipei flights will be operated daily from October 30 with a flight time of two hours and 45 minutes. The flights take off from Hanoi at 2.15pm and land in Taipei at 6pm (local time). The return flights depart at 7.10pm and arrive in Hanoi at 8.55pm (local time).

Ho Chi Minh City-Kaohsiung flights will be launched on December 12 with five return flights a week, on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The flights, which take three hours and 30 minutes, depart from Ho Chi Minh City at 2.10am and land in Kaohsiung at 6.30am (local time). The return flight takes off at 8.15am and lands in Ho Chi Minh City at 10.45am.

Tickets are now available for the both flights, from VND310,000 ($14) and VND210,000 ($9), respectively.

Tickets can be booked at www.vietjetair.com or https://m.vietjetair.com for smartphones, by clicking the “Booking” tab at www.facebook.com/vietjetvietnam, or via the national call center at 1900 1886. Payment can be easily made with debit and credit cards of Visa, MasterCard, JCB, and American Express and ATM cards issued by 29 Vietnam’s banks that have been registered for internet banking.

The airline also will increase its flight frequency on the Ho Chi Minh City-Tainan (Taiwan) route to five a week. Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Seoul and from Hanoi to Seoul are now served by A321 aircraft with 230 seats instead of A320 aircraft with 180 seats.   

The Ho Chi Minh City-Tainan route will fly on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday from October 30, with a flight time of three hours 15 minutes. The flights leave Ho Chi Minh City at 10.30am and arrive in Tainan at 2.45pm (local time). The return flights take off at 3.45pm and land at 6pm (local time).

Known as the first airline in Vietnam to operate as a new-age low-cost carrier, Vietjet Air is making all efforts to diversify its services to meet customer demands. Following the successful operation of the Ho Chi Minh City-Taipei and Ho Chi Minh City-Tainan routes its services to Kaohsiung and Taipei are part of its network expansion plan and are expected to boost trade exchange and integration between the destinations.

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