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Vietjet to open HCMC to Phuket and Chiang Mai flights

Released at: 16:15, 25/10/2017

Vietjet to open HCMC to Phuket and Chiang Mai flights

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Phuket flights to start on December 15 and Chiang Mai flights from December 12.

by Linh San

Vietjet Air has launched ticket sales for two new routes from Ho Chi Minh City to Phuket and to Chiang Mai in Thailand, to meet travel and trade demand between the well-known tourist destinations.

The Ho Chi Minh City - Phuket route will see a return flight every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday from December 15, with a flight time of around two hours. Flights will depart Ho Chi Minh City at 10.15am and arrive in Phuket at midday. The return flight takes off at 1.05pm and lands in Ho Chi Minh City at 3.10pm (all local times).

The Ho Chi Minh City - Chiang Mai route, meanwhile, will see a return flight every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Sunday from December 12, with a flight time of around two hours. Flights depart Ho Chi Minh City at 11.35am and arrive in Chiang Mai at 1.30pm. The return flight takes off at 2.20pm and lands in Ho Chi Minh City at 4.25pm (all local times).

To welcome the new routes, Vietjet is offering 180,000 promotional tickets priced from VND0 (excluding taxes and fees) on three super promotional days - from October 25 to 27 during the “golden hours” from 12pm to 2pm (GMT+7).

Promotional tickets will be available for all international routes to Phuket, Chiang Mai, Bangkok, Seoul and Busan in South Korea, Hong Kong, Kaoshiung, Taipei, Taichung, and Tainan in Taiwan, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Yangon in Myanmar, and Siem Reap and Phnom Penh in Cambodia, for flights from November 1 to May 31, 2018 (excluding national holidays).

With the opening of the two new routes, Vietjet now operates six routes to the “Land of Smiles”, Thailand. Together with Bangkok, Phuket and Chiang Mai are considered travel “paradises” and attract many international tourists and provide different and new experiences from their beautiful natural scenery, diverse cuisine, and unique local cultures.

With high-quality services, diverse ticket classes, and special low-fare tickets, Vietjet offers its passengers flying experiences on new aircraft with comfy seats, delicious hot meals, beautiful and friendly flight attendants, and other interesting added-on services.

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

It is a member of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and has IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) certification. The airline was 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. The airline was also rated as one of the top three fastest-growing airline brands on Facebook in the world by Socialbakers.

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