Vietjet opens sales for Phu Quoc– Seoul route

Monday, Oct 01, 2018 08:29

Phu Quoc is attracting more and more visitors and investors. — VNS Photo

Vietjet has started selling tickets on its international new route connecting Phu Quoc and Seoul (Korea)

The Phu Quoc–Seoul route will have a daily return flight from December 22 with flight time of around 5 hours 30 minutes per leg. The flight departs from Phu Quoc at 3.30pm and arrives at Seoul at 10.45pm (local time). The return flight takes off from Seoul at 1.45am (local time) and lands in Phu Quoc at 5.35am.

As part of the southern Kien Giang Province, Phu Quoc is known as “Pearl Island”, the largest island in Viet Nam. Being a famous travel destination, Phu Quoc has attracted significant investment in tourism and resort real estate, the airline said in a statement.

Upon launching the new route connecting Phu Quoc to South Korea’s capital, Vietjet expects to not only bring modern air travel to local people and tourists but also promote trade and contribute to improving the local investment, it said.

According to the management board of the Phu Quoc Economic Zone, the district has 279 potential projects in tourism, housing, agriculture, public service and forestry.

The total investment in the projects is worth VND361 trillion (US$15.4 billion)

Since 2015, it has received 4.7 million visitors, 20.5 per cent of them foreigners. — VNS

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