(Jakarta, August 22, 2017) – Vietjet today announced the launch of a new international route connecting Ho Chi Minh City with the Indonesian capital of Jakarta. The announcement ceremony was witnessed by high-ranking dignitaries from Vietnam and Indonesia on the official visit of His Excellency Mr. Nguyen Phu Trong, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam to Indonesia. The new route will meet the increasing demand for travels between the two countries and boost regional trading and integration.
The Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC)-Jakarta route, a three-hour journey, will operate daily from December 20, 2017. The HCMC-Jakarta flight departs from HCMC at 20:40 and arrives in Jakarta at 23:40 (local time). The return flight takes off at 01:40 (local time) and lands in HCMC at 04:40.
Mr. Dinh Viet Phuong, Vietjet’s Vice President, said: “Since its inception, Vietjet has been developing friendly and professional flight services in operating key international routes, helping connect Vietnam’s main business and tourism hubs with foreign destinations, including Jakarta. With its mission of making air travel approachable and possible for everyone and building a future in the air, Vietjet’s new route from HCMC to Jakarta will boost ties between these two economic, cultural and financial hubs, thus helping to boost regional trading and integration.”
Jakarta is famous for its own distinctive multicultural style, amazing cuisine and colorful tourism attractions. It also serves as a gateway to the country, which offers the world “Consistency in Diversity”. TheIndonesian archipelago boasts UNESCO-listed world heritages such as Borobudur and Prambanan, Komodo National Park, Ujung Kulon National Park and Sumatra rainforest and, of course, breathtaking ‘paradise’ islands, such as Bali, one of the world’s most incredible beach destinations.
In turn, Ho Chi Minh City will be the country’s doors to Indonesian visitors travelling in Vietnam, which also boasts UNESCO-listed world heritages and incredible beaches. The capital city of Hanoi is an incredible historic city with a rich culture and unique atmosphere. Other cities and destinations include the former imperial capital, Hue, a wonderful, romantic destination, the city of Da Nang, where there are stunning beaches and the wonderland of Quang Binh province, home to the largest caves in the world. As the country’s largest economic, financial and modern tourism hub, Ho Chi Minh City is a destination in its own right, one that visitors will find is as sweet and charming as it is dynamic and entertaining.
With its high-quality services, special low-fare tickets and diverse ticket classes, Vietjet offers its passengers enjoyable flights with a dynamic and friendly flight crew, comfy seats, delicious hot meals, special surprises as part of the inflight activities and amazing ticket fares during the daily “12 pm, It’s time to Vietjet” promotion.