Vietjet adds two direct flights to Changzhou (China) for Vietnam U23’s supporters

by NDO25 January 2018 Last updated at 23:26 PM

VTV.vn -Vietjet adds two return flights between Ho Chi Minh City and Changzhou city, China to serve football fans in cheering for Vietnam U23 during their final match against Uzbekistan at the AFC U23 Championship on January 27.

The low-budget carrier Vietjet Air has announced its plan to add two return flights between Ho Chi Minh City and Changzhou city (China), where U23 Vietnam will play the final match of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U23 Championship against Uzbekistan on January 27.

Following the dramatic victory of head coach Park Hang-seo’s side in the semifinals to book a historic final berth for the first time, Vietjet has cooperated with relevant travel agencies to operate two direct round-trip flights to Changzhou to meet the demand of football fans when coming to China to support their team in the final match.

The VJ2612 and VJ2610 flights will depart from Ho Chi Minh City at 6.35 am and 6.50 am early on Saturday and return home the same day on the VJ2613 and VJ2611 flights from Changzhou at 10.45pm and 11pm local time at the end of the match.

Fans can contact Vietravel tourism operator to register for the flights. The Chinese embassy also strengthens works from January 24-26 to grant visas to Vietnamese visitors.

Earlier, the national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines also announced that it will add two return flights between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City and Changzhou on January 27.

The airlines will also cover all travel and accommodation expenses for trips to the final match of the AFC U23 Championship for two relatives of each player in the Vietnam U23 squad from January 26-28.

On January 23, Vietnam surprised the world by securing a berth in the final of the AFC U23 Championship after beating Qatar in a penalty shootout following an extraordinary 2-2 draw at the end of extra-time.

Vietnam became the first Southeast Asian country to enter the final of the regional U23 tournament.


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