|Celebrating the inaugural flight, Vietjet gives passengers souvenirs. Photo courtesy of Vietjet|
HCM CITY — Vietjet on Tuesday inaugurated its flight connecting HCM City and Thailand’s famous coastal destination of Pattaya via U-Tapao International Airport.
The airline provides one return flight a week on this route with a duration of 1 hour and 30 minutes. The flight takes off from HCM City at 1.25pm and arrives in U-tapao at 2.40pm. The flight departs from U-tapao at 11.25am and arrives in HCM City at 12.55pm.
In order to celebrate the new route during the festive season, super-saving tickets priced from just zero dollars are being given away between today and next Tuesday.
The promotional tickets apply for the HCM City-Pattaya route. The travel period is from December 24, 2019 to March 31, 2020.
"The opening of the newest service is expected to actively promote the number of tourists travelling between HCM City and southern provinces of Việt Nam with the Rayong and Pattaya area, a popular international tourist destination in Thailand," the budget carrier said in a statement.
Vietjet has become the airline with the most routes and frequencies between Thailand and Việt Nam with eight direct routes in total, including Hà Nội/HCMCity/Đà Nẵng/Hải Phòng/Đà Lạt-Bangkok and services from HCM City to Phuket/Chiang Mai and HCM City-Utapao. — VNS