Vietjet launches Phu Quoc – Seoul route

Monday, Dec 24, 2018 08:40

Passengers on the inaugural flight receive gifts from a Vietjet crew member. — VNS Photo

New-age carrier Vietjet launched a new service connecting Phu Quoc Island and the South Korean capital of Seoul on Saturday.

The route aims to promote tourism, trade and integration between the two countries and the region, Vietjet said in a statement.

The Phu Quoc-Seoul route will operate daily return flights with a flight time of around 5.5 hours per leg. The flight departs from Phu Quoc each day at 3.40pm and arrives in Seoul at 10.55pm. The return flight takes off from Seoul at 1.45am and lands on Phu Quoc at 5.35am (local times).

Tickets on the route are now available at

To mark the new service, Vinpearl Discovery Phu Quoc is offering customers a number of attractive promotions when they show their Vietjet boarding passes for all flights between Phu Quoc and Seoul.

These include free green fees for one round of golf with one booked room; and a 50-per cent discount on the listed price for entrance tickets for VinPearl Land amusement park and VinPearl Safari park. The promotion runs from March 25, 2019 to November 30, 2019.

Dubbed “the Pearl Island”, Phu Quoc Island is located in the southern province of Kien Giang and covers an area of about, making it the largest island in Viet Nam.

“With this new service linking Phu Quoc and Seoul, Vietjet aims to not only create more convenient traveling opportunities for locals and tourists in both countries but also further fly the flag for this stunning island and contribute to the growth of tourism and trade on this amazing destination,” the airline said.

Apart from the above mentioned route, Vietjet currently operates seven other routes between South Korea and Viet Nam, including Seoul-Ha Noi/HCM City/Hai Phong/Da Nang/Nha Trang and Ha Noi-Busan, and Da Nang-Daegu. — VNS

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