Vietjet Air opens new direct route linking central and Mekong delta

Low cost flag carrier Vietjet Air has announced its new direct route linking the central city of Da Nang and the Mekong delta city of Can Tho on July 22.

The airline operates three two-way weekly flights, using 180-seat Airbus A 320-200, to meet the increasing demand of transportation between the central and southern regions.

Accordingly, the flight from Da Nang City starts at noon and arrives in Can Tho City at 13:30pm. The return flight from Can Tho City starts at 2:00 pm and arrives at 3:30 pm.

The Airports Corporation of  Vietnam said that the new route resulted from a seminar on air promotion to Can Tho City held by the city People’s Committee and related agencies on March 17, 2014 with the aim to raise capacity effectiveness of the International Airport Can Tho and to strengthen the connections for tourism development between Mekong delta provinces and other regions in the country.

The flight also creates convenient condition for investors who eye the Mekong delta.

By My Hanh , Thong Nhat - Translated by Uyen Phuong

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