April 16, 2019 - 12:39 AM EDT
Vietjet launches new service to Indonesia with Ho Chi Minh City-Bali route
Vietjet launches new service to Indonesia with Ho Chi Minh City-Bali route

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam, April 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Welcoming the vibrant summer, the new-age carrier Vietjet today opens ticket sales for its new international route connecting the biggest city of Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City with Bali. Vietjet is the first and only airline to operate this route, which will better link the two tourist-attraction cities to meet the increasing travel demands of local people and tourists as well as boosting the regional trade promotion and integration.

A flight attendant serves passengers onboard Vietjet's flight


Vietjet fleet


Vietjet flight crew

The Ho Chi Minh City -- Bali route will operate five return flights per week, on every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday starting from May 29, 2019. Flying time is around 4 hours per leg. The flight departs from Ho Chi Minh City at 08:05 and arrives in Bali at 13:05. The return flight takes off from Bali at 14:05 and lands in Ho Chi Minh City at 17:05 (All in local times). Operating with Airbus A320-A320neo aircraft, the flight will be able to accommodate 180-230 passengers.

Vietjet Vice President Nguyen Thanh Son said: "Vietjet has the advantages of an expanding flight network and comfortable, friendly aviation services; therefore, I believe that the new route will not only create opportunities for people to travel by safe, civilized and modern air transport, but also connect two cities as known as two economic, cultural centers of Vietnam and Indonesia. The route will contribute to promoting tourism and economic integration in the region as well as introduce the images of Vietnam to the world."

Vietnam, the country of thousand years of culture was always a favorite destination of many international tourists. If Hanoi capital is a representative of ancient culture, bold identity; Hue ancient capital is dreaming or Da Nang, Quang Binh are impressive wonders, Ho Chi Minh City is Vietnam's largest economic, financial central, vibrant and modern travel destination. The culture exchange trend and retaining characteristics make image and beauty of one of the most dynamic cities of the S-shaped country.

Connecting the two cultural cities of Vietnam and Indonesia will opens up new opportunities for both countries to maximize its top travel destination. Vietjet is the first airline to open direct routes between Ngurah Rai International Airport and Tan Son Nhat International Airport.

The new route's tickets are now available on all channels as well as at golden hour promotion from 12:00 to 14:00 (GMT +7) everyday at website www.vietjetair.com, also compatible with through mobile devices at https://m.vietjetair.com. Payment can be easily made with international debit and credit cards, including Visa/ MasterCard/ AMEX/ JCB/ KCP/Union.

Vietjet operates domestic and international routes with friendly, pretty cabin crews; serving fresh, hot meals on new aircraft equipped comfortable leather seats, with a technical reliability rate of 99.64% -- the highest rate in the Asia Pacific region. As a fully-fledged member of International Air Transport Association (IATA), Vietjet has obtained the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) certificate and has been awarded a 7-star ranking, the world's highest rate for safety, by AirlineRatings.

About Vietjet:

Vietjet is the first airline in Vietnam to operate as a new-age airline offering flexible, cost-saving ticket fares and diversified services to meet customers' demands. It provides not only transport services but also uses the latest e-commerce technologies to offer various products and services for consumers. Vietjet is a fully-fledged member of International Air Transport Association (IATA) with the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) certificate. Vietjet was named "Best Ultra Low-Cost Airline 2018 - 2019" and awarded the highest ranking for safety with 7 stars in 2018 by the world's only safety and product rating website AirlineRatings.com. The airline has also been listed as one of the world's 50 best airlines for healthy financing and operations by Airfinance Journal in 2018.

Currently, Vietjet operates around 400 flights daily, carrying more than 70 million passengers to date, with 108 routes covering destinations across Vietnam and international destinations such as Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Mainland China, Thailand, Myanmar, Malaysia and Cambodia.

For more information, please visit: www.vietjetair.com

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Source: PR Newswire (April 16, 2019 - 12:39 AM EDT)