Vietjet to resume HCM City-Bangkok route from January 21 hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Source: Vietjet)
Hanoi (VNA) – The budget airline Vietjet Air plans to reopen the air route connecting Ho Chi Minh City and Bangkok of Thailand from January 21 as part of efforts to further expand its international operations.

Initially, it will operate two round-trip flights per week on every Friday and Saturday between Tan Son Nhat International Airport and Suvarnabhumi, Thailand's largest airport.

According to Vietjet Vice President Nguyen Thanh Son, the reconnection of the financial, cultural and travel hubs of Ho Chi Minh City and Bangkok will contribute to the two countries’ economic recovery while meeting the increasing travel demand of people in the region, especially when the Lunar New Year holidays draw near and the peak travel season in summer follows.

Vietjet has also operated many routes connecting Bangkok with other tourism and economic centres of Thailand such as Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Phuket, Krabi, Hat Yai, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Surat Thani, Udon Thani, Khon Kae and Ubon Ratchathani, along with other regional routes.

Earlier on January 1, Vietjet resumed resumed a series of international routes connecting Hanoi/Ho Chi Minh City with Tokyo (Japan), Taipei (China), Seoul (the Republic of Korea) and Singapore with one round trip per week each since early January 2022. In the next phase, it will reopen its entire international flights and look to open new routes to India and Russia, and other locations.

Vietjet has prepared for the resumption of regular international flights with new aviation products and affordable fares to offer its passengers safe and enjoyable flying experiences on new and modern aircraft. Especially, the airline will offer free COVID-19 PCR test packages to all passengers flying internationally from Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

To ensure good flight experiences, passengers are advised to follow localities’ regulations on disease prevention and control, and immigration regulations of destination countries including vaccine passports, negative PCR tests, quarantine, and accommodation./.