Posted on: 12 April 2016 by Mark Howells
VietJet is to begin two new international routes from Ho Chi Minh City to both Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) and Tainan City (Taiwan) on 1 June and 22 June respectively.
The Ho Chi Minh City–Kuala Lumpur service will operate daily, with a flight time per sector of around 1hr 55 min. Flights will depart from Ho Chi Minh City at 09:30 and arrive in Kuala Lumpur at 12:25. The return flights take off from Kuala Lumpur at 13:00 and arrive in Ho Chi Minh City at 13:55 (all times local).
Between Ho Chi Minh City and Tainan City, flights will operate on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, taking about 3hr 15 min per leg. Departure from Ho Chi Minh City will be at 10:45 with arrive in Tainan City at 15:00. In the oppositte direction, take off from Tainan City will be at 16:00 with touchdown in Ho Chi Minh City at 18:15 (all times local).
“The launch of the new routes is a latest development of our master plan to expand VietJet’s operating network to Asia,” remarked Ms Nguyen Thi Thuy Binh, Vietjet’s vice-president. “With the routes, VietJet expects to offer passengers more options for their aviation travel with affordable fares and joyful flights. I do want to enable our valued passengers to enjoy their journey at the very moment when they board to our aircraft.”