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Vietjet to fly to Hong Kong

Released at: 01:23, 16/09/2016

Vietjet to fly to Hong Kong

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Low-cost carrier to open HCMC-Hong Kong route on December 9.

by Khanh Chi

Vietjet Air announced the opening of a new route linking Ho Chi Minh City with Hong Kong during the official visit by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc to the territory.

Flights will be begin on December 9. With a flying time of two hours and 45 minutes, flights depart daily from Ho Chi Minh City at 2.35pm and arrive in Hong Kong at 6.20pm. The return flight takes off at 7.20pm and lands at 9.05pm (all local times). Tickets are already available, at www.vietjetair.com.

Vietjet is well-positioned to provide quality and creative aviation services across its primary international network while also connecting key regional destinations with each other, including Hong Kong. Vietjet’s mission is to make air travel accessible to everyone and a more popular means of transport and to create a future in the air. It believes the new Ho Chi Minh City - Hong Kong route will better connect the two dynamic financial hubs and tourism destinations.

Hong Kong is a global hub for finance and trade and home to many multinational offices and headquarters in the Asia Pacific region. With such a mixed culture of East and West, diversified cuisine and entertainment, Hong Kong has long been a popular tourism and shopping destination.

Vietjet Air currently boasts a fleet of 40 aircraft, including A320s and A321s, and operates 350 flights each day. It has opened 53 routes in Vietnam and across the region to international destinations such as Thailand, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia, China and Myanmar. It has carried nearly 30 million passengers to date.

It continues to enlarge its fleet and expand domestic and international routes in order to meet increasing travel demand among tourists, individuals and businesspeople.

With high-quality services, special low-fare tickets, and diverse ticket classes, Vietjet offers passengers enjoyable flights with dynamic and friendly flight crews, comfy seats, amazing hot meals, and special surprises from the airline’s in-flight activities.

Looking ahead, the airline plans to expand its network across the Asia Pacific region. To prepare for this plan it has signed agreements with aircraft manufacturers to purchase more brand-new, modern aircraft.

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