Pattaya, a beach city about two hours driving south of Bangkok, is one of the top tourist cities not only among foreign visitors but also local people. Photo courtesy of Vietjet
HCM CITY — Vietjet on Monday announced its latest direct route connecting HCM City and Thailand’s famous coastal destination Pattaya via the U-tapao International Airport.
The new route will operate a daily service with a flight time of one hour and thirty minutes per leg, starting from December 23, 2019. The daily flight departs from HCM City at 1.25pm and arrives in U-tapao International Airport at 2.40pm. The return flight from U-tapao takes off at 11.25am and arrives in HCM City at 12.55pm (All in local times).
In order to celebrate the new service, the budget airline is giving away more than 100,000 super-saving tickets from zero đồng between Monday and Thursday.
Promotional tickets, which are available from noon to 2pm, are applied to all flights from Việt Nam’s Đà Lạt and Đà Nẵng, and Taichung in Taiwan to Bangkok; from HCM City to Pattaya, as well as all Thailand’s domestic routes from Bangkok to Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Phuket, Krabi, Udon Thani in addition to Phuket – Chiang Rai, and Udon Thani – Chiang Rai routes.
The promotion’s travel time is from December 23, 2019 to October 24, 2020.
With the latest launch of the HCM City-Pattaya route, Vietjet will operate the most routes and frequencies between Thailand and Việt Nam with eight direct routes in total.
"The opening of the newest service is expected to actively promote the number of tourists travelling between HCM City and the southern provinces of Việt Nam with the Rayong and Pattaya area, a popular international tourist destination in Thailand," the airline said in a statement.
It added that the new service will bring more convenient connections for international visitors via two gateways at Tân Sơn Nhất and U-Tapao international airports.
Pattaya, a beach city about two hours driving south of Bangkok, is one of the top tourist cities not only among foreign visitors but also local people. — VNS