Vietjet inaugurates new route connecting Ho Chi Minh City with Tokyo

Vietjet inaugurates new route connecting Ho Chi Minh City with Tokyo

Airline will start to operate another daily return flight connecting Da Nang and Tokyo (Haneda) from October 30, 2019

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Jul-15 — /Travel PR News/ — To continually expand its flight network across Northeast Asia, today (July 12, 2019) Vietjet officially commenced operating a new route connecting Ho Chi Minh City with Tokyo (Narita).

Attending the jubilant opening ceremony at Narita International Airport in the capital of Japan were Mr. Kyotaro Harano – Deputy Administrator of Airport, East Japan Civil Aviation Bureau Narita International Airport Office – Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, Mr. Akihiko Tamura, Narita International Airport Corporation President & CEO, Mr. Shinsuke Satake, Director Overseas Promotion Department of Japan National Tourism Organization as well as leaders from Vietjet, travel agents and the airline’s partners in Japan.

Speaking at the ceremony, Mr. Akihiko Tamura, Narita International Airport Corporation Representative Director and President said: “Congratulations on the launch of Vietjet’s new Ho Chi Minh City – Narita flight service today. I would like to express my sincere appreciation to Vietjet for launching its second service from Narita, following the flight service to Hanoi, which was launched last January, and for contributing to the expansion of Narita Airport’s flight network. I am excited to see interaction between our two countries receive a greater boost from Vietjet with the opening of these services between Narita and the two largest cities in Vietnam.”

Also speaking at the opening ceremony, Mr. Do Xuan Quang, Vietjet Vice President, said: “The launching of our latest route, Ho Chi Minh City – Tokyo (Narita), today means we have now connected the four biggest economic and tourism centers of Japan and Vietnam, namely Tokyo, Osaka, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, allowing us to offer people of the two countries and international travelers even more options for air travel in terms of times, destinations and cost-saving fares. In future, we hope to keep on offering passengers many more wonderful flying experiences on our new aircraft with great value fares, lots of exciting in-flight entertainment delicious and hot inflight meals served by our our dedicated and pretty cabin crew.”

To welcome the debut flight at Tan Son Nhat International Airport, the public and flying passengers were treated to a traditional Japanese dance performance known as Yosakoi. Passengers on the inaugural flights between Ho Chi Minh City and Tokyo were also surprised when they received lovely souvenirs from Vietjet staff.

The HCMC – Tokyo route operates a daily return flight on a new, modern aircraft Airbus (A321Neo). Each leg will take approximately six hours. Passengers can now hunt for 0VND tickets with the airline’s latest promotion, “Ohayo Saturday, fly to Japan from only 0VND” which runs every Saturday from now until 31 March, 2020 at and applies to all routes to Japan.

Earlier in Tokyo, Vietjet also announced its 5th route to Japan connecting Da Nang with Tokyo (Haneda), which will operate daily return services from October 30, 2019 with a flight time of approximately five hours and thirty minutes per leg. On the same day, the airline also received the membership certificate for the Japan Federation of Economic Organizations (Keidanren). Vietjet is the first low-cost carrier in the world to join the biggest comprehensive economic federation in Japan. Coincidentally, Facebook also joined Keidanren on the same day.

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Source: Vietjet