Jetstar Pacific to increase flights during Tet holiday

Wednesday, Dec 23, 2015 16:59

QUANG NAM (Biz Hub) — Jetstar Pacific plans to increase the number of flights on12 domestic routes for the benefit of passengers during the Lunar New Year period from January 22 to March 8, 2016.

The budget airline said in a statement yesterday that it would also add three Airbus A320 aircraft to handle the rise in the number of travellers before and after the Lunar New Year holiday from February 6 to 13.

As per the schedule, the airline will increase the number of flights on the HCM City-Ha Noi route from 12 to 13 daily, and on the HCM City-Da Nang route from four to six flights daily.

The number of flights from HCM City to Hai Phong, Thanh Hoa, Vinh and Hue, besides Nha Trang and Phu Quoc will be increased from three to four each day.

The airline will also add more flights between Chu Lai and HCM City, Buon Ma Thuot and Vinh.

Jetstar Pacific is offering a ‘Buy One, Free Return' plan, with cheap tickets ranging from VND450,000 (U$$21.4) to VND1.02 million ($48.5) for all domestic and international flights between December 24 and 27, 2015.

The airline flies on 32 domestic and international routes, and is expected to handle 18 million passengers by the end of this year.

The two largest shareholders of Jetstar Pacific – Vietnam Airlines and Qantas (Qantas Airways) of Australia – said they would help to increase the budget airline's fleet to 30 Airbus A320s by 2020. — VNS

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