Low-cost carrier Jetstar Pacific on February 3 officially launched a new air route between the central province of Thanh Hoa and Buon Ma Thuot in Central Highlands Dak Lak province.

The airline conducts two round flights using 180-seat Airbus 320 per week on every Tuesday and Thursday.

The flights are scheduled to take off at 8:25am from Buon Me Thuat and 10:45am from Thanh Hoa. The flight takes 1 hour and 30 minutes each way.

So far, over 2,000 passengers have booked tickets on the route with fares ranging from 550,000 VND (26 USD) to 2.3 million VND (108 USD).

The route aims to meet the increasing demand of travelers, especially on the occasion of the upcoming Lunar New Year holidays which fall in mid-February.-VNA