|President of Viet Nam Fatherland Front Nguyen Thien Nhan shake hands with Vietjet’s employees during his visit to the company. - VNS Photo|Viet Nam News
HCM CITY – President of Việt Nam Fatherland Front Nguyễn Thiện Nhân congratulated leaders and employees of Vietjet on Wednesday on the fifth anniversary of the airline’s first flight.
During his visit, Nhân highly appreciated Vietjet’s achievements, calling the airline a good example of Vietnamese enterprises which gained success in both domestic and international markets.
Vietjet is the first airline in Việt Nam 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 to consumers.
Vietjet General Director Nguyễn Thị Phương Thảo said with effective investment and development plans, the carrier has opened up new travel opportunities for passengers over the past five years.
Currently, the airline boasts a fleet of 42 aircraft, including A320s and A321s, and operates 350 flights per day.
It has already opened 60 routes in Việt Nam and across the region to international destinations, such as Thailand, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan, as well as Malaysia, mainland China, Myanmar, Hong Kong and Japan. The airline has to date served over 33 million passengers. - VNS