Vietjet launches Bangkok – Da Lat route (Source: VNA)

Lam Dong (VNA) – The low-cost carrier Vietjet Air on December 18 launched its newest route from Bangkok in Thailand to Da Lat city in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong.

The event was witnessed by representatives from the Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism, Ministry of Transport, Aviation Administration of Vietnam and related departments in Vietnam and Thailand.

Speaking at the ceremony, Vietjet Vice President Nguyen Thi Thuy Binh said the new route is part of the airline’s efforts to enhance bilateral ties between Vietnam and Thailand in trade, investment, aviation transport and tourism.

With the convenient flight schedule, high-quality services, attractive low-fare tickets, the route will meet the transportation and travel demands of two cities’ people, contribute to promoting trade and integration in the region, she said.

The Da Lat - Bangkok route operates a return flight every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday with around one hours and fourty five minutes per leg. Flights depart from Da Lat at 12:55 and arrive in Bangkok at 14:30 (local time). Return flights take off at 10:30 in Bangkok (local time) and land in Da Lat at 12:15.

Vietjet is the first carrier to operate the Bangkok-Da Lat route following its launch of two routes from Ho Chi Minh City to Chiang Mai and Phuket last week. That increases the airline’s total routes from Vietnam to Thailand to six.-VNA