Vietjet offering discounted fares and 1kg gold aircraft

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Some five million air tickets priced from HK$8 (US$1) are up for grabs as part of Vietnamese carrier Vietjet’s fifth anniversary promotion. The offer runs until February 28, 2017 for flights until December 31, 2017 and enables customers to grab discounted fares when booking tickets between 1pm and 3pm (GMT+8) on the airline’s website.

The promotional fares apply to all the carrier’s domestic routes in Vietnam in addition to all international services between Vietnam and Hong Kong, Taiwan (Taipei, Kaohsiung, Taichung and Tainan), South Korea (Seoul and Busan), Singapore, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Yangon and Siem Reap.

In addition to the discounted fares, all customers who successfully book tickets within the above timeframe will have a chance to enter a lucky draw. Prizes include 3.75g gold bullions each week and a grand prize of a 1kg gold aircraft. Travellers flying during these dates will also have a chance to win complimentary return tickets every day.

The Vietnamese carrier is also arranging activities as part of its anniversary celebrations, including photo-taking opportunities with bikini models and surprise performances at domestic and international airports.

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Air India and Vietjet Air sign MOU

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Air India and VietJet Air sign MOU

Air India and VietJet Air sign MOU

Air India and VietJet Air sign MOU

Air India and VietJet Air sign MOU

Air India and VietJet Air sign MOU

Air India and VietJet Air sign MOU

Last week, India’s national carrier, Air India and privately owned, low budget Vietnamese airline, VietJet Air signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that facilitates cooperation of the number of flight services between India and Vietnam. 

Last week, India’s national carrier, Air India and privately owned, low budget Vietnamese airline, VietJet Air signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that facilitates cooperation of the number of flight services between India and Vietnam.

Other points under the agreement include, cooperation with each other on the expansion of sales distribution, implementation of tourism and trade promotions, and collaborative training of personnel.

The MOU was signed on Saturday, December 10 in Delhi by the vice president of VietJet Air, Dinh Viet Phuong and the director of commercial of Air India, Pankaj Srivastava.

While the two airlines have announced that they will launch a direct service between Delhi and Ho Chi Minh City, they haven’t disclosed its launch date yet.

Dinh Viet Phuong said: “We are delighted with the agreement and hope that Air India’s aviation experience and capabilities will help Vietjet better access into India – a potential market with a young and dynamic population of more than 1.2 billion people. The deal will contribute positively to a higher development and partnership in economy, trade and tourism between the two countries.”

India and Vietnam have been working on firming their relationship after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the Southeast Asian country in September. On the agenda was the signing of 12 MOUs for sectors including defence, space, IT, health, mutual recognition of standards, and cybersecurity, which was carried forth successfully. 

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Vietjet Air plans Ho Chi Minh City–Hong Kong service

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Vietjet Air will launch a new international service linking its base in Ho Chi Minh City with Hong Kong on December 9.

The new service will be operated on a daily basis, with the outbound flight departing Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Son Nhat International Airport at 1435 and arriving in Hong Kong at 1820. The return flight will then take off from Hong Kong International Airport at 1920, before touching back down in Ho Chi Minh City at 2105.

Vietjet will deploy an A321 on the route. The Airbus aircraft features an all-economy class configuration with a total of 230 seats arranged in a 3-3 layout.

“At Vietjet, our mission is to make air travel accessible to everyone and a more popular means of transportation,” said Vietjet chief executive, Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao.

“We believe that our new Ho Chi Minh City–Hong Kong route will better connect these two dynamic financial hubs and tourism destinations. In doing so, Vietjet is proud to play its part in boosting integration, tourism and trade development across the globe and become one of the world’s favourite airlines.”

For more information, visit vietjetair.com