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Vietjet opens HCMC - Van Don route

Released at: 14:22, 21/01/2019

Vietjet opens HCMC - Van Don route

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Latest route connects Vietnam's largest city with burgeoning northeast region.

by Ngoc Lan

Vietjet Air officially opened a new service linking Ho Chi Minh City and Van Don International Airport in northern Quang Ninh province on January 20.

The new route connects Vietnam’s largest city and attractive islands off the coast of Quang Ninh, meeting major demand for air and cargo transport and contributing to trade in and the integration of Vietnam’s northeast region.

The Ho Chi Minh City - Van Don route features return flights on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, with a flight time of around two hours and 15 minutes per leg.

Flights depart Ho Chi Minh City at 7am and arrive in Van Don at 9.15am. The return flight takes off from Van Don at 9.50am and lands in Ho Chi Minh City at 12.05pm.

The new route continues Vietjet’s cheerful New Year celebrations. Promotional tickets are available from 12pm to 2pm at www.vietjetair.com (also compatible with smartphones at https://m.vietjetair.com) or at www.facebook.com/vietjetvietnam (just click the “Booking” tab).

Payments can be easily made with international debit and credit cards, including Visa, MasterCard, AMEX, JCB, KCP, and Union, or with any ATM card issued by 34 Vietnamese banks and registered with internet banking.

Van Don Island is an attractive tourist destination with popular destinations such as Bai Tu Long National Park, Dua Islet, Thien Nga Islet, Quan Lan Island, Minh Chau Island, Ngoc Vung Island, and the famed Ha Long Bay.

Van Don International Airport officially opened on December 30.

Vietjet now has a flight network comprising 39 domestic routes and 66 international routes. Aiming to be a Consumer Airline, it has continually opened many new routes, added more aircraft, and invested in modern technology, while offering more add-on products and services to serve all customer needs.

It operates 60 A320 and A321 aircraft on more than 385 flights daily, carrying more than 65 million passengers to 105 routes destinations in Vietnam and internationally, such as Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan (China), Mainland China, Thailand, Myanmar, Malaysia, and Cambodia.

The carrier has plans to expand its flight network across the Asia-Pacific region and has signed contracts to buy new-generation aircraft.

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