Low-cost carriers to open Ho Chi Minh City-Chu Lai route

Low-cost carrier Jetstar Pacific Airlines will launch a new domestic route between Ho Chi Minh City and Chu Lai in Quang Nam Province starting May 19.

The new service will be operational with three flights per week on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday using 180-seat Airbus 320.

The new air route is enthusiastically applauded by the local authorities of Quang Nam Province that affirmed to create advantages for the carrier to operate efficiently its new service.

In addition, the budget airline VietJet Air will also open Ho Chi Minh City-Chu Lai route since May 27.

The flight from Ho Chi Minh City will take off at 7.45 am; while the return flight from Chu Lai at 9.35 am per week on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. Travel time is approximately 1 hour 15 minutes.

The national air carrier Vietnam Airlines will offer a discount on Rach Gia-Phu Quoc route.

Accordingly, a round trip fare will be reduced to VND1.2 million from VND2.6 million; and one way ticket will cost VND 850,000.

The airline will operate three flights a week on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.

The People’s Committee of Kien Giang Province and the carrier hope that the cheap airfare will attract more visitors to Phu Quoc.

By Linh Chi – Translated by Kim Khanh

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