VOV.VN - Vietnamese low-cost airline VietJet Air is expected to open an air route linking Vietnam and the Australian state of Queensland in June 2023, with an initial frequency of two flights a week.
VietJet Air will fly on the HCM City – Queensland route on Mondays and Fridays, with the first flight to take off on June 16, according to the airline.
The opening of the route connecting Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City and Brisbane airport is expected to promote tourism, travel, trade and cultural exchanges between the two sides, said a representative of VietJet Air.
Flying to Brisbane is the next step in the airline’s broader connection between Australia and Vietnam, said Nguyen Thanh Son, deputy director general of VietJet Air.
By transiting through Ho Chi Minh City and other Vietnamese localities, VietJet Air can bring more passengers from Asia and Europe to Australia, and vice versa Australians can now take VietJet Air flights to Asian countries such as Japan, Hong Kong, the Republic of Korea, Taiwan (China), China, Thailand, India, and Kazakhstan, or famous coastal cities of Vietnam such as Da Nang, Nha Trang, and Phu Quoc, he added.
VietJet Air is operating about 450 flights per day on 160 routes connecting Vietnam with countries in Asia and Europe.