The opening ceremony of the Vietnamese Goods & Tourism Week 2018” at Central World (Photo: Vietjet)

Bangkok (VNA) –
Budget carrier Vietjet is joining the third “Vietnam Goods & Tourism Week” at Central World Bangkok, Thailand from August 22-26.

The event demonstrates the close relationship and cultural exchange that have long existed between Thailand and Vietnam. 

Vietjet invites visitors to explore the airline’s booth and enjoy exciting activities during the week, which include live dance performances, games, lucky draw prizes, free promotions and chances to win free flight tickets around the region.  

The airline currently operates six routes between Thailand and Vietnam including Bangkok-Ho Chi Minh City / Hanoi/ Hai Phong/ Dalat; Phuket-Ho Chi Minh City and Chiangmai-Ho Chi Minh City. As part of Vietjet group, Thai Vietjet now has a fleet of five A320 aircraft that operate five domestic routes including Bangkok-Chiangmai/ Chiangrai/ Phuket/ Krabi and Phuket-Chiangrai.

There were more than 140 Vietnamese-made commodities merchandised at the Vietnam Week last year, and this year’s event is set to be the largest yet.
 
Vietjet’s booth, located in the center of the event area, with many exciting activities throughout the event’s five days (Photo: Vietjet)

“Vietjet is very pleased to partner with Central Group at this event to further promote Vietnamese cuisine, tourism and goods. With an expanding flight network of six Thailand-Vietnam routes and five Thai domestic routes, Vietjet proudly serves as an ambassador connecting local and international travelers between the two countries and beyond. I believe that, apart from typical and popular Vietnamese cuisine, goods and tourism products, visitors may also enjoy a wide range of Vietjet’s activations and promotions, including opportunity to win free flight tickets at the event,” said  Nguyen Thi Thuy Binh, Vietjet’s Vice President.

Vietjet is the first airline in Vietnam to operate as a new-age airline with low-cost and diversified services to meet customers’ demands. It provides not only transport services but also uses the latest e-commerce technologies to offer various products and services for consumers.

It is a member of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) with the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) certificate. The airline was also named in Top 500 Brands in Asia 2016 by global marketing research company Nielsen and the “Best Asian Low Cost Carrier” at the TTG Travel Awards 2015, which compiles votes from travelers, travel agencies and tour operators in throughout Asia and Asia’s Best Employer Brand by the Employer Branding Institute and World HRD Congress for many years.

The airline was also rated as one of the top three fastest growing airline brands on Facebook in the world by Socialbakers.

Currently, the airline features a fleet of 60 aircraft, including A320s and A321s, and operates more than 385 flights each day. It has transported more than 60 million passengers on a network featuring 94 routes in Vietnam and across the region including Thailand, Singapore, the Republic of Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, mainland China, Malaysia, Indonesia, Myanmar and Cambodia.     

Moving forward, the airline plans to expand its network across the Asia Pacific region. To prepare for this plan, Vietjet has signed agreements with the world’s leading aircraft manufacturers to purchase more brand-new and modern aircraft.-VNA