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Vietjet to Launch Two New International Routes to Taipei and Kaohsiung

August 31, 2016 Aviation No Comments Email Email

unnamed (1)Vietjet is pleased to announce its two new international routes connecting Hanoi with Taipei and Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) with Kaohsiung (Taiwan) as well as its plans to increase the flight frequency of the HCMC-Tainan route to five return flights per week.

Tickets are now available for Hanoi-Taipei and HCMC-Kaohsiung which is priced from USD14.00 and from USD9.00, respectively. Other international routes of HCMC-Seoul and Hanoi-Seoul will be served with A321 aircraft (230 seats) instead of A320 aircraft (180 seats).

The Hanoi-Taipei flight will be operated on a daily basis from October 30, 2016 with the flight time of 2 hours 45 minutes per leg. The flight takes off from Hanoi at 14:15 and lands in Taipei at 18:00 (Vietnam time). The return flight will depart at 19:00 and arrives in Hanoi at 20:45 (Vietnam time).

The HCMC-Kaohsiung route on the other hand will be launched on December 12, 2016 with 5 return flights a week on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The flight, which lasts 3 hours 30 minutes per leg, departs from HCMC at 02:10 and lands in Kaohsiung at 06:30 (Vietnam time). The return flight takes off at 08:15 and lands in HCMC at 10:45 (Vietnam time).

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The HCMC-Tainan route will also have five return flights a week namely Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday from October 30, 2016 with flight time of 3 hours 15 minutes per leg. The flight leaves HCMC at 10:30 and arrives in Tainan at 14:45 (Vietnam time). The return flight takes off at 15:45 and lands at 18:00 (Vietnam time).

Tickets can be booked from 12h to 14h at (also compatible with smartphones at, at (just click the “Booking” tab) or via the airline’s 24/7 call centre in Malaysia at (+603) 2730 9887. Payment can be easily made with debit and credit cards of Visa, MasterCard, JCB, and American Express and ATM cards issued by 24 Vietnam’s banks that have been registered with internet banking.

Following the successful operations of HCMC-Taipei and HCMC-Tainan routes, Vietjet’s new services to Kaohsiung and Taipei comes as a part of its network expansion plan and is expected to boost trade exchange and integration among the localities.

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