Vietjet receives Airbus A320 to raise number of fleets

The low-cost Vietnamese airline VietJet has received another brand new Airbus aircraft at Tan Son Nhat International Airport.

This latest addition to the Vietjet takes the airline’s fleet up to a total of 20 aircraft. The new aircraft, coded LZ-BHF, will enable Vietjet, offering more than 10,000 seats per week on all routes—a timely boost as the airline looks to tap growing travel demand during peak season in Vietnam for the Tet (Lunar New Year) holidays.

With an order for 100 Airbus aircraft, Vietjet is determined to strengthen its fleet, expand its flight network and increase the frequency of existing routes.

Related news, budget carrier Jetstar Pacific announced to add five more domestic flights linking the northern province of Thanh Hoa to Buon Ma Thuot in Highlands Vietnam; Buon Ma Thuot- Hai Phong in the North; HCMC-Quy Nhon City of Binh Dinh province in the Central Vietnam; HCMC-Dong Hoi (of Quang Binh Province in the Central Vietnam) and HCMC – Tuy Hoa ( of Phu Yen Province in the Central  Vietnam).

The route HCMC- Phu Yen will be operated on February 1, 2015 with one flight a day. HCMC-Dong Hoi route will be launched  from February 1, 2015 with three flights per day on Tuesday, Friday and Sunday; Thanh Hoa-Buon Ma Thuot is scheduled to operate on February 3, 2015 with two flights a week on Tuesday and Thursday; Buon Ma Thuot-Hai Phong will be operated with three flights a week on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday beginning on February 2, 2015. HCMC-Tuy Hoa will open on March 30, 2015 with three flights a week.

Jestar Pacific is selling cheap airfares at VND255,000 (US$11.9) for the route HCMC-Quy Nhon; HCMC-Tuy Hoa and VND555,000 (US$25.9) for HCMC-Dong Hoi, Thanh Hoa-Buon ma Thuot and Buon Ma Thuot-Hai Phong.

By Nguyen Khoa - Translated by Uyen Phuong

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