The first passenger of the debut flight sets foot on Tuy Hoa airport (Photo: VNA)

Phu Yen (VNA) –
Low-cost carrier Vietjet Air has launched a new flight route between Hanoi and Tuy Hoa city in the central coastal province of Phu Yen.

From the capital city, the maiden flight carrying 180 passengers on board landed at Phu Yen’s Tuy Hoa airport around midday of June 10.

Flight duration lasts for about one hour and 40 minutes per leg. As scheduled, the flight departs from Hanoi at 11:15 am and the return flight takes off at 13:30 pm.

On the occasion, Vietjet Air presented health insurance cards to 200 needy residents in Tuy Hoa city.

Tuy Hoa is a popular beach destination known for natural sightseeing and activities.

Vietjet Air boasts a fleet of 35 aircraft, including A320s and A321s, and operates approximately 250 flights on a daily basis. It has already opened 47 routes in Vietnam and across the region to international destinations such as Thailand, Singapore, the Republic of Korea, Taiwan, China, Myanmar, and Malaysia.-VNA