VietJetAir officially inaugurated its Ho Chi Minh City - Phu Quoc island route on December 15.

It is the budget carrier’s ninth domestic route. The company said that it will operate an Airbus A320, which is capable of carrying up to 180 passengers, on its daily flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Phu Quoc and vice versa.

The new air route demonstrates VietJetAir’s pledge to promote beautiful landscape, traditional culture and history and the people of Kien Giang province, and Phu Quoc island in particular, to domestic and international tourists.

Currently, VietJetAir operates around 250 flights per day linking major cities in Vietnam.-VNA