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Vietjet launches new route connecting Ho Chi Minh City and Van Don

by NDO20 January 2019 Last updated at 21:00 PM

The ceremony to welcome the first passengers on the HCMC-Van Don route (Photo: Vietjet)
The ceremony to welcome the first passengers on the HCMC-Van Don route (Photo: Vietjet)

VTV.vn - The budget carrier Vietjet Air has launched a new route between Tan Son Nhat Airport in Ho Chi Minh City and Van Don Airport in Quang Ninh province.

 

The new service connects Vietnam’s largest city with Quang Ninh Province, home to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ha Long Bay, meeting a growing demand for air transport in Vietnam.

The launch ceremony took place at Van Don Airport, where passengers on the first flight of this route received gifts from Vietjet.

The HCMC – Van Don route operates return flights on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.

The flight time is about 2 hours and 15 minutes per leg. The flight departs from HCMC at 7:00 am and arrives in Van Don at 9:15 am while the returning flight takes off in Van Don at 9:50 am and lands in HCMC at 12:05 pm.

Van Don is an island district and an attractive tourist destination with its unique beauty of serenity and wilderness.

With a flight network comprising 39 domestic routes and 66 international routes, Vietjet operates safe flights with a technical reliability rate of 99.66%, the highest rate in the Asia Pacific region.

Aiming to be a consumer airline, Vietjet has continually opened many new routes, added more aircraft, invested in modern technology, while offering more add-on products and services to serve all demands of customers.

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