Airlines rush to offer discounts, open new routes
  • |, NLD | May 28, 2024 04:02 PM
Airlines in Vietnam are providing more flights and attractive discounts to meet increasing summer demand.

Budget airline VietJet Air has announced an additional 1.40 million tickets for summer domestic flights, concentrating on tourist destinations such as Hanoi, HCM City, Danang, Nha Trang, Quy Nhon, Phu Quoc and Da Lat.

VietJet Air has increased its routes from Hanoi, HCM City, Danang, and Nha Trang to different localities by 46 percent, to around 3,100 flights.

VietJet has also offered zero tickets on many routes, excluding taxes and fees.

National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines has offered some 300,000 cheap tickets during the upcoming summer peak season between May 15 and September 6. A one-way ticket is priced from VND1,098,000 (USD43) for economy class and VND1,905,000 for business class. The prices include taxes and fees and are sold on early-morning or late-night flights.

Vietnam Airlines will use Boeing 787 aircraft for the Hanoi-Singapore route, which will have a frequency of seven weekly flights.

Vietnam Airlines have also opened more domestic and international flights. From June 4, the national flag carrier will increase flights linking Da Nang and Da Lat to three per week. The airline will also resume its direct air route linking Hanoi to Chengdu, China, with four weekly flights.

Vietnam Airlines are offering a promotional programme with attractive round-trip prices from only VND5.63 million (USD221.2 USD), applicable for departures from Hanoi to Chengdu.

VietJet will launch flights to link Phu Quoc, Taichung, and Kaohsiung in Chinese Taipei from next month.

On May 12, VietJet opened direct flights from Hanoi to Hiroshima, Japan.

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