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Vietjet debuts its Ho Chi Minh City – Chengdu route on the first day of the Year of Dragon

Vietjet Air, Vietnam’s largest private airline, marked the beginning of the Lunar New Year by the commencement of the direct route connecting Ho Chi Minh City to Chengdu. The new service will offer a seamless and efficient travel option for Chinese travelers during the Spring Festival period. It also further strengthens the air connectivity of China and Vietnam while promoting trade and tourism between two countries and across the region.

Attending the welcome ceremony at Tan Son Nhat International Airport were Wei Huaxiang, Consul General of China in Ho Chi Minh City and Mr. Michael Hickey, Vietjet’s Chief Operating Officer. Together they warmly welcomed passengers on the first flight and expressed the best wishes for Vietjet’s new operation on the auspicious year of Dragon.
Wei Huaxiang, Consul General of China in Ho Chi Minh City (middle), Michael Hickey, Vietjet Chief Operating Officer (right) and Nguyen Bac Toan, Vietjet Commercial Vice President perform the inaugural ceremony of Ho Chi Minh City – Chengdu route at Tan Son Nhat International Airport

The Chengdu – Ho Chi Minh City route operates one daily return flight, totaling seven round-trips on a weekly basis, with a flight time of over four hours per leg. The flights depart from Chengdu Tianfu International Airport (TFU) at 00:50 (local time) and arrive in Ho Chi Minh City at 03:55 (local time). The flights from Tan Son Nhat International Airport take off at 19:10 (local time) and land in Chengdu at 00:15 the next day (local time).

Fares from just RMB0 (*) every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday are up for grabs now at www.vietjetair.comor the Vietjet Air mobile app, applying for the Shanghai – Ho Chi Minh City and Chengdu – Ho Chi Minh City routes. Vietjet’s passengers will receive complimentary SkyCare travel insurance for a safe journey.

Ho Chi Minh City, located in southern Vietnam, is the central municipality of the country. The city is known among Chinese travelers as the “Little Paris of the East” where visitors can explore iconic landmarks such as Ben Thanh Market, the Central Post Office, and the Independence Palace, and many others. Chinese travelers can enjoy Vietnamese authentic taste of Pho, Banh Mi, egg coffee and even more Vietnamese delights. Ho Chi Minh City is also a gateway to the captivating destinations of Phu Quoc, Da Nang, Da Lat,… in just an hour-flight thanks to Vietjet’s expansive network.

In particular, on the first morning of the Year of Dragon, passengers flying with Vietjet at airports across Vietnam were welcomed with smiles, best wishes, and lucky money from Vietjet leaders, staff, and cabin crews for spreading the joy and happiness of reunion in Tet holiday.

Flying with Vietjet, passengers can enjoy Vietnamese and international cuisines such as Banh mi, Pho, dimsum, etc. served by professional and dedicated cabin crews on the modern and eco-friendly aircraft.

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