Airlines & Airports
|February 16, 2015|
Vietjet Welcomes New Aircraft
|Vietjet Aviation Joint Stock Company ("Vietjet") welcomed the latest member to its expanding family of Airbus aircraft at Tan Son Nhat International Airport on 12 February 2015.|
The brand new Airbus A320 is the third of the 100 aircraft order made by the airline with Airbus in September 2013. The arrival of VN-A659 brings Vietjet's current fleet count to 21, a timely addition to accommodate the increased travel demand during the Lunar New Year holiday season.
Vietjet is also expected to welcome another A320 aircraft in Thailand in March 2015. This will enable its joint venture Thai Vietjet to operate its inaugural domestic flight in Thailand during the busy Songkran festival period. Thai Vietjet will operate domestic flights from Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok to Phuket, Udon Thani and Krabi, as well as international flights between Bangkok and Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam.
With a fleet of 21 Airbus A320 aircraft, Vietjet operates approximately 150 flights per day. The airline currently operates 28 domestic and international routes across the region, including destinations such as Singapore, Thailand, South Korea, Taiwan and Cambodia. It is also actively planning to expand its international flight network across the Asia Pacific region and beyond.
Vietjet also offers express check-in at all airports for passengers over 65 years of age, expectant mothers, and families travelling with infants. Passengers with special needs and requirements are encouraged to approach VietJet's express check-in counters for priority boarding and assistance with carry-on luggage.
VietJet -- a dynamic, innovative airline -- has quickly won passengers' hearts to become the most favorite airline in Vietnam and in the region since 2011. VietJet proudly operates a new & lively fleet with comfortable leather seats of choice to reach 28 routes domestically and globally. With friendly and dedicated staff, VietJet aims to always offer customers best services, such as convenient online booking, delicious in-flight meals, and unbeatable fares. VietJet currently operates 150 flights per day with a fleet of 21 A320 Airbus aircraft. In Vietnam, VietJet has successfully connected key economic regions such as: Ho Chi Minh City, Ha Noi, Hai Phong, Da Nang. International flights include Singapore, Bangkok (Thailand), Taipei (Taiwan), Seoul, (South Korea), Siem Reap (Cambodia), Osaka (Japan) and Hangzhou (China). Today, VietJet is one of the fastest growing airlines in Asia, transporting over eight million passengers in total so far, and is quickly its expanding international routes throughout the Asia Pacific region and beyond.