Vietjet carries 260,000 passengers during holiday hinh anh 1Passengers board a Vietjet's aircraft (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – The low-cost airline Vietjet Air operated about 1,500 flights, serving nearly 260,000 passengers during the National Day holiday (September 2-4).

The number of Vietjet Air’s passengers this holiday increased 27 percent year-on-year, with punctuality rate reaching 88.3 percent.

The airline also launched various programmes during its flights, such as presenting gifts and domestic flight tickets to customers.

On the occasion, the carrier announced a new route from Ho Chi Minh City to Jakarta (Indonesia) and opened the Hanoi – Yangon (Myanmar) route.

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Currently, Vietjet Air boasts a fleet of 45 aircraft, including A320s and A321s, and runs over 350 flights per day. It currently operates 73 routes in Vietnam and across the region to Singapore, the Republic of Korea, China, Thailand, Indonesia, Myanmar, Malaysia and Cambodia.-VNA