|Jay L Lingeswara, Vietjet’s deputy director of commerce, with the Forbes certificate. - VNS Photo|Viet Nam News
HCM CITY — The new-age airline Vietjet has been named by Forbes Magazine as one of the 40 most valuable brands in Việt Nam in 2018.
Forbes based the list on public transparent financial data.
Vietjet is one of the youngest brands to make the list. Since it took off in 2011, Vietjet has made positive changes to the air transport market.
In the past six months of 2018, Vietjet continued to lead domestic passenger travel and had the best flight growth of 59,944 flights, up nearly 22 per cent year-on-year.
Vietjet is participating at the third “Vietnamese Goods and Tourism Week in Thailand in 2018” being held in Bangkok until Sunday.
During the week, visitors will have opportunities to enjoy live dance performances, games, lucky draw prizes, free promotions and chances to win free flights around the region.
Vietjet currently operates six routes between Thailand and Việt Nam, including Bangkok-HCM City/ Hà Nội/ Hải Phòng/ Đà Lạt; Phuket-HCM City and Chiangmai-HCM City.
As part of Vietjet group, Thai Vietjet now has a fleet of five A320 aircraft that operate five domestic routes including Bangkok-Chiangmai/ Chiangrai/ Phuket/ Krabi and Phuket-Chiangrai.
“With an expanding flight network of six Thailand-Việt Nam routes and five Thai domestic routes, Vietjet proudly serves as an ambassador connecting local and international travellers between the two countries and beyond,” said the airline’s vice president, Nguyễn Thị Thúy Bình. — VNS