Vietjet opens routes from HCM CIty to Thailand's Phuket, Chiang Mai hinh anh 1Passengers board a plane of Vietjet Air (Photo: Vietjet Air)
HCM City (VNA) – Low-cost carrier Vietjet has lauched ticket sales for two routes from Ho Chi Minh City to Phuket and Chiang Mai (Thailand), serving the traveling, trading demands between these well-known tourist destinations in the two countries.

To welcome the new routes, Vietjet offers 180,000 promotional tickets priced from only 0 VND (excluding taxes and fees) on 3 super promotional days from October 25 to October 27 at the golden hours from 12:00 to 14:00 (GMT 7). Promotional tickets will be applied for all international routes to Phuket, Chiang Mai, Bangkok (Thailand); Seoul, Busan (the Republic of Korea); Hong Kong/ Kaoshiung, Taipei, Taichung, Tainan (Taiwan); Singapore/Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)/ Yangon (Myanmar)/ Siem Reap, Phnom Penh (Cambodia) with the flight time being from November 1, 2017 to May 31, 2018 (excluding national holidays).

The promotion is not applied for the travel period for Ho Chi Minh City – Chiang Mai route runing from December 12, and Ho Chi Minh City – Phuket route from December 15.

Ho Chi Minh City – Phuket route will operate a return flight every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday from December 15 with around two hours per leg. The flight will depart Ho Chi Minh City at 10:15 and arrive in Phuket at 12:10 (local time). The return flight takes off at 13:05 (local time) in Phuket and lands in Ho Chi Minh City at 15:10.

Meanwhile, Ho Chi Minh City – Chiang Mai route will operate a return flight every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday from December 12 with about two hours per leg. The flight will depart Ho Chi Minh City at 11:35 and arrive in Chiang Mai at 13:30 (local time). The return flight departs at 14:20 (local time) in Chiang Mai and lands in Ho Chi Minh City at 16:25.

With the opening of the two new routes, Vietjet is now operating six routes to the “Land of Smiles” of Thailand. Together with Bangkok, Phuket and Chiang Mai are considered to be the travel “paradises” attracting many international tourists, giving you a different and new experience with the beautiful natural sceneries, diverse cuisine and unique local culture.

Promotional tickets can be booked within the “golden hours” from 12:00 to 14:00 (GMT 7) at, also compatible with smartphones at or at (just click the “Booking” tab). Payment can be easily made with debit and credit cards of Visa/ Master/ AMEX/ JCB/ KCP and ATM cards issued by 32 Vietnam’s banks that have been registered with internet banking.

With high-quality services, diverse ticket classes, special low-fare tickets, Vietjet offers its passengers flying experience on new aircrafts, comfy seats, delicious hot meals, beautiful and friendly flight attendants and other interesting added-on services.

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 as one of the Top 500 Brands in Asia 2016 by global marketing research company Nielsen, 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. It was also rated as one of the top three fastest growing airline brands on Facebook in the world by Socialbakers.

Currently, the airline boasts a fleet of 45 aircraft, including A320s and A321s, and operates 350 flights each day. It has already opened 73 routes in Vietnam and across the region to international destinations such as Thailand, Singapore, the Republic of Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Mainland China, Malaysia, Indonesia, Myanmar and Cambodia.-VNA