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Hanoi (VNA) – New-generation carrier Vietjet Air on October 30 launched two new air routes between Hanoi and Taipei city of Chinese Taiwan and between Hanoi and Hue city of the central province of Thua Thien-Hue.

The launch ceremony was attended by Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung, Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Huynh Vinh Ai, officials of Hanoi and the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, and Chief Representative of the Taipei Economic and Cultural office in Vietnam Richard Shih Rui Chi, among others.

The airline will conduct its flights everyday on the Hanoi-Taipei air route, with flight duration of about three hours.

Meanwhile, the daily flight route between Hanoi and Hue city will begin on November 1, with each flight spending about one hour and ten minutes.

The opening of the two new routes helped increase the total number of Vietjet’s routes connecting Hanoi with domestic and international destinations to nearly 20, contributing to the capital’s economic and tourism development.

Vietjet Air now owns more than 40 A320 and A321 planes which make some 350 flights every day. Its flight network has covered almost all destinations in Vietnam and many others in Singapore, the Republic of Korea, China, Thailand, Myanmar and Malaysia.

It has provided services for more than 30 million passengers so far.-VNA