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Vietjet launches Hanoi - Yangon flights

Released at: 12:51, 28/08/2017

Vietjet launches Hanoi - Yangon flights

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Flights from Vietnam's capital to Myanmar's most popular tourist destination to get underway on August 31.

by Doanh Doanh

Vietjet Air officially launched its newest international route on August 26, connecting Hanoi and Yangon, Myanmar.

The route is expected to meet increasing demand for travel between the two countries and boost regional trade and integration. The launch ceremony was on the agenda of the state visit by the General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam, Mr. Nguyen Phu Trong, to Myanmar. 

It was witnessed by Mr. Pham Binh Minh, Politburo Member, Deputy Prime Minister, and Minister of Foreign Affairs, and high-ranking dignitaries from both countries.

Flights will be conducted on a daily basis from August 31, with a flight time of one hour and 55 minutes. Hanoi - Yangon flights will depart at 12.05pm and arrive at 1.30pm, while the return flight takes off from Yangon at 2.30pm and arrives in Hanoi at 4.55pm (all local times).

The is the second Vietjet route connecting Vietnam and Myanmar, with the first being Ho Chi Minh City - Yangon. Thanks to their cultural similarities, Vietnam and Myanmar are new destinations for investment with robust economic development. With its convenient flying time and amazing fares, the route is expected to meet travel demand and offer the two peoples and international tourists more choice in their travel plans.     

Yangon is Myanmar’s largest city and its most popular tourist destination, for its traditional culture and unique beauty. The city comforts tourists with its tranquility and hospitality and boasts pools, parks, the famous Shwedagon Pagoda, and colorful streets.

With its high-quality services and diverse ticket classes, Vietjet offers passengers enjoyable flights with a dynamic and friendly flight crew, comfy seats, delicious hot meals, special surprises as part of the inflight activities, and amazing fares during its daily “12pm, It’s Time to Vietjet” promotion.

Vietjet is the first airline in Vietnam to operate as a new-age airline with low-cost and diversified services to meet customer demand. It provides not only transport services but also uses the latest e-commerce technologies to offer various products and services.

It is a member of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and holds IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) certification. The airline has also been named as one of the Top 500 Brands in Asia 2016 by global marketing research company Nielsen, the “Best Asian Low-Cost Carrier” at the TTG Travel Awards 2015, which compiles votes from travelers, travel agencies and tour operators throughout Asia, and Asia’s Best Employer Brand by the Employer Branding Institute and World HRD Congress for many years. It was also rated as one of the Top 3 fastest growing airline brands on Facebook in the world by Socialbakers.

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