Vietjet to add more than 2,500 flights during Tet holidays

January 23, 2019 | 17:45
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The new-age carrier Vietjet is set to add more than 2,500 flights in order to meet the increasing demand during the Lunar New Year holidays and the festive season. The additional flights will provide 500,000 seats, offering passengers more choices for traveling and or family gathering.
vietjet to add more than 2500 flights during tet holidays

Vietjet and the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) have completed the airline’s supervision to comprehensively enhance its operation activities to facilitate the airline’s flight network growth plan in 2019, ensure absolute flight safety for its passengers and strengthen the public trust to Vietjet in particular and the Vietnamese aviation market in general.

Accordingly, from now to February 19, 2019 (December 18, 2018 to January 15, 2019 respectively by the Lunar Calendar), Vietjet plans to operate more than 12,500 flights totally, offering over 2.5 million seats, an increase of nearly 16 per cent compared to last year.

Vietjet continuously invests in convenient utility services for customers and increases flight network to meet the traveling demand of local people and international visitors.

vietjet to add more than 2500 flights during tet holidays

Vietjet is the first airline in Vietnam to operate as a new-age airline offering flexibly-saving ticket fares and diversified services to meet customers’ demands. It provides not only transport services but also uses the latest e-commerce technologies to offer various products and services for consumers.

Vietjet is a fully-fledged member of International Air Transport Association (IATA) with the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) certificate. Vietjet was named “Best Ultra Low-Cost Airline 2018 - 2019” and warded the highest ranking for safety with 7-stars in 2018 by the world’s only safety and product rating website airline has been also listed in the world's 50 best airlines for healthy financing and operations by Airfinance Journal in 2018.

Currently, Vietjet operates 60 A320, A321 aircraft with more than 385 flights daily, carrying more than 65 million passengers to date, with 105 routes covering destinations across Vietnam and international destinations such as Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, mainland China, Thailand, Myanmar, Malaysia and Cambodia.

The airline has plans to expand its flight network across the Asia-Pacific region and has signed contracts to buy new-generation aircraft from prestigious global plane manufacturers.

By Thai An

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