Vietjet to add more than 2,500 flights during Tet holiday

Wednesday, Jan 23, 2019 15:00

Part of Vietjet’s modern fleet. — VNS Photo

New-age carrier Vietjet is set to add more than 2,500 flights in order to meet high demand during the forthcoming Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday and the festive season.

The additional flights will provide 500,000 seats, offering passengers more choices to travel to family gatherings, Vietjet said in a statement.

From now and February 19, Vietjet plans to operate more than 12,500 flights with more than 2.5 million seats, an increase of nearly 16 per cent compared to last year.

Vietjet and the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) have completed the airline’s supervision to enhance its operations and growth plan in 2019, as well as ensure flight safety and strengthen public trust in Vietjet in particular and Viet Nam’s aviation market in general.

The airline said it would continue to invest in convenient utility services for customers and increase its flight network to meet the travelling demand of local people and international visitors.

Vietjet currently operates 60 A320 and A321 aircraft with more than 385 flights daily. It has carried more than 65 million passengers to date, with 105 routes covering destinations across Viet Nam and international destinations such as Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, mainland China, Thailand, Myanmar, Malaysia and Cambodia. — VNS

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