Vietnam's low-cost carrier VietJetAir was shortlisted in the TOP 5 Best New Route Launch category at the 2012 Budgie&Travel Awards held recently in London.

The airline's highly successful connection linking Ho Chi Minh City with Hanoi was joined in the Top 5 by new routes from SpiceJet (India), EasyJet (England), Southwest (America) and AirAsia X (Malaysia).

The Budgie&Travel Awards celebrate the leadership, efforts, accomplishments and ingenuity of the low cost aviation industry and the Asian travel industry.-VNA