Vietjet's fligh attendants and passengers pose for a photo on board. Photo courtesy of Vietjet
HCM CITY -- Vietjet will add nearly 1,200 flights to meet the increasing demand during the Lunar New Year (Tết) holiday and the 2020 festive season.
The airline expects to provide nearly 2.5 million tickets in all international and domestic flights from January 11 to February 9, 2020 (December 17 to January 9 of the Year of the Rat), the Vietjet announced on Thursday.
It also adds 1,120 flights on the New Year 2020 holiday, from December 28, 2019 to January 5, 2020, the airline said.
On Wednesday, Prime Minister of Thailand congratulated Vietjet on its new international service connecting HCM City with Pattaya via U-Tapao International Airport on the occasion of the second passenger terminal opening ceremony at U-Tapao International Airport Rayong Pattaya.
This is the first scheduled service between Thailand and Việt Nam via U-Tapao airport, celebrating the new terminal.
The new route will operate a daily service with a flight time of one hour and thirty minutes, starting from December 23, 2019.
“The new service from HCM City to Pattaya will not only further expand Vietjet’s flight network in Thailand but also offer travellers convenient connections and low fares to and from the top destination of HCM City in Việt Nam," said Vietjet Vice President Nguyễn Thị Thúy Bình.
The new route affirms the airline's commitment to offering quality air transport service and more flying opportunities to the people of Việt Nam, Thailand as well as international travelers, she said. -- VNS