Vietjet announces its newest international routes connecting Ho Chi Minh City with Kuala Lumpur and Tainan City
Vietjet today officially announces its newest international routes connecting Ho Chi Minh City with Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) and Tainan City (Taiwan). Vietjet is committed to increasing its Asia-wide footprint, connecting business and leisure travelers to popular and exciting destinations regionally. With KL and Tainan representing important onward business destinations for Thai flyers, Vietjet is keen to offer its quality new-age flight experience to new markets into and out of Vietnam.
Accordingly, the Ho Chi Minh City – Kuala Lumpur route will be daily operated from June 1st, 2016. Flying time per sector is about one hour and 55 minutes. The flights depart from Ho Chi Minh City at 9:30 (local time) and arrive in Kuala Lumpur at 12:25 (local time). Return flights take off from Kuala Lumpur at 13:00 (local time) and arrive in Ho Chi Minh City at 13:55 (local time).
The Ho Chi Minh City – Tainan City route will be operated every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday from June 22nd, 2016 with about three hours and 15 minutes per leg. The flights depart from Ho Chi Minh City at 10:45 (local time) and arrive in Tainan City at 15:00 (local time). Return flights take off Tainan City at 16:00 (local time) and arrive in Ho Chi Minh City at 18:15 (local time).
Speaking at the Announcement Ceremony, Ms. Nguyen Thi Thuy Binh – Vietjet’s Vice President shared, “The launch of these new routes is the latest development in our strategic plan to expand Vietjet’s operating network to Asia. With the routes, Vietjet expects to offer passengers more options for their aviation travel with affordable fares and a joyful flight experience. I do want to enable our valued passengers in Thailand to enjoy their journey from the very moment they board our aircraft. We will continue adding important business and leisure destinations as we grow our network across Asia.”
To welcome the new routes, Vietjet will give away 50,000 promotional tickets from Baht 0 in its “It’s time to Vietjet! Amazing flights to Malaysia and Taiwan” campaign. As a leg of “It is time to Vietjet”, the promotion which runs from April 12th, 2016 to April 18th, 2016 is applied for all tickets on routes connecting Ho Chi Minh City with Kuala Lumpur, Tainan and Taipei from 12:00 – 14:00 every day during the promotion period. Travel period for Ho Chi Minh City – Kuala Lumpur route is from June 01st, 2016 to October 30th, 2016; for Ho Chi Minh – Tainan/Taipei route is from June 22nd, 2016 to October 30th, 2016 (excluding public holidays).
Tickets can be booked at www.vietjetair.com (also compatible with smartphones at https://m.vietjetair.com) or at www.facebook.com/vietjetthailand (just click the “Booking” tab). Payment can be made easily with debit and credit cards including Visa, MasterCard, JCB and American Express.
With its non-stop developing fleet of modern aircraft, passengers will experience the full suite of Vietjet’s high-quality services, including SkyBoss as well as opportunities to win economical fares and special surprises from the airline’s promotional campaigns.