Vietnam’s leading budget carrier VietJetAir on December 26 launched a new route between Vinh city in central Nghe An province and Da Lat city in Central Highlands Lam Dong province, on the occasion of the resort city’s flower festival.

The airline conducts three round flights per week on every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday with a total capacity of 1,080 seats.

The air route, which turns to the 16 th , helps connect the two famous tourist and historical sites and meet people’s demand for travel.

VietJetAir now runs more than 500 flights per week, on 16 domestic and international air routes.
It has recently reached an 800 million USD deal to buy 40 engines from CFM International, a joint venture between General Electric and Snecma, a unit of France's Safran SA.
It has secured a loan agreement with BNP Paribas bank to purchase new aircraft in 2014, with the three Airbus costing 258 million USD be delivered in the year.

This is the airline's next step in realising an agreement with Airbus to purchase 100 planes, which was signed on May 9, 2013.

The agreement aims to meet VietJetAir's vision for building the most modern fleet in the region and becoming a multi-national airline.-VNA