Vietnam Airlines adds services

November 27, 2012 by  
Filed under ASEAN AFFAIRS, Aviation, News, Vietnam

HO CHI MINH CITY, 27 November 2012: Vietnam Airlines plans to open two new services next month to Jakarta, in Indonesia, and to the domestic tourism destination Phu Quoc.

The airline will offer discounts on the two routes until the end of December.

The Vietnam national carrier will fly the Jakarta service from its base in HCMC four times a week and offer five weekly services from the capital Hanoi to Phu Quoc.


The first route is set to start 2 December using an Airbus A321, flying Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Flights will take about three hours, departing HCMC at 1000 and arriving in Jakarta at 1315.

The Hanoi – Phu Quoc service will commence 12 December with five flights.

The airline offers a 22% discount on round-trip tickets for the HCMC-Jakarta service, while fares on the domestic Hanoi – Phu Quoc route have been reduced 11%.

Vietravel will sell four-day tours to Jakarta at 7,690,000 Vietnam dong per person (around Bt11,000.

Vietnam Airlines currently operates air services to 68 destinations – 20 domestic routes and 48 are international flights.

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