Bamboo Airways will become the first airline opening a direct flight to the Czech Republic from all airports in its network in Vietnam. Tickets have been launched in Vietnam on February 5 and in overseas markets on February 10 with prices from VND4.556 million ($200) for a one-way journey.
Direct flights to the Czech Republic from most Vietnamese airports
From March 29, 2020, Bamboo Airways will officially begin operating the route connecting Vietnam with Prague (Czech Republic) and will become the only airline operating a direct flight connecting the Czech Republic and the ASEAN region.
Truong Phuong Thanh, deputy general director of Bamboo Airways, said that the airline's first route connecting Vietnam to Europe will have two flights per week on Wednesdays and Sundays. The frequency will be increased depending on passenger demand.
The detailed flight schedule (local time) is the following:
|Detailed flight schedule |
Bamboo Airways also has officially been selling flight tickets in Vietnam from February 5, and from February 10 in overseas markets. Customers interested in purchasing flight tickets can book the ticket by accessing website http://www.bambooairways.com, calling hotline 1900 1166 or visiting all Bamboo Airways' airline ticket agents.
|Passengers can buy tickets to depart from all airports in the Bamboo Airways flight network in Vietnam to fly directly to the Czech Republic |
Passengers on the direct flights to the Czech Republic will have the opportunity to experience the 5-star-oriented service offered by Bamboo Airways on the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. Dubbed as a "5-star hotel in the air", Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner will fully meet the requirements of Bamboo Airways on international flights and bring considerable experience to customers on long and cross-continental routes.
Connecting Southeast Asia with the European Union
|Tourists will be travelling on the "5-star hotel in the air" – Boeing Airways 787-9 Dreamliner |
According to Airport IS statistics, in 2019, the Vietnamese were the third-largest recognised ethnic group in the Czech Republic with a population of more than 60,000 people. The number of Vietnamese visitors to the Czech Republic has also increased steadily at the rate of over 10 per cent annually. In the first 10 months of 2019, nearly 40,000 Vietnamese tourists travelled to Prague by airlines.
Additionally, the demand for travelling to Vietnam of the Czechs’ is also high, with the most popular destinations of Czech tourists in Vietnam are the capital Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Vinh city, Danang city, and Nha Trang city. The peak seasons are spring and summer (January, February, March and June, July, August). In the first 10 months of 2019, there were nearly 34,000 Czech tourists to Hanoi and almost 10,000 visitors to Ho Chi Minh City.
In the last two years, Danang city has been attracting the attention of Czech tourists with a sudden increase of more than 400 per cent, from 328 in 2018 to 1,114 in the first 10 months of 2019.
According to the Vietnamese Ambassador to the Czech Republic Ho Minh Tuan, Bamboo Airways' direct flight will not only connect the Czech Republic with Vietnam but also the ASEAN with European countries. "The Hanoi-Prague route operated by Bamboo Airways is the only direct route from the Czech Republic to the ASEAN region, a very dynamic area with more than 600 million people. Therefore, this route aims to connect Vietnam with the Czech Republic and connect Southeast Asia with the European Union," Ambassador Ho Minh Tuan said.
Bamboo Airways is exploiting more than 40 domestic and international routes with a fleet of 28 aircraft. The airline has transported over 3 million passengers, maintaining the on-time performance (OTP) rate of 94.1 per cent -–the highest rate in the entire industry in 2019.
Bamboo Airways' fleet will expand to 30 aircraft in the first quarter of 2020 and 50 aircraft by the end of 2020, including 12 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner wide-body aircraft.
Currently, the FLC Travel Event is offering package tours to the Czech Republic from VND29.9 million ($1,300)
• Tour 1: Discovery the endless beauty of the Czech Republic – 5 days 4 nights Prague - Cesky Krumlov - Karlovy Vary – Package tour: VND29.9 million ($1,300) http://bit.ly/sec-5-ngay
• Tour 2: The Glamour of Eastern Europe in Spring – 9 days 8 nights the Czech Republic - Austria - Hungary – Package tour: VND39 million dong ($1,700) http://bit.ly/sec-ao-hungary-9-ngay
For inquiries about the itinerary, service reservation, the visa checklist, and promotion, please contact Bamboo Airways' specialists via the hotline: (+84) 1900 6110 / (+84) 966 156 499
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