Jetstar Pacific receives new aircraft to meet summer demand

VOV.VN - Low-cost carrier Jetstar Pacific are set to add five new aircraft to their fleet in order to operate 11,000 flights to meet the travel demand during the summer period from June 1 to August 31, up 10 per cent over the same period last year.

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The five modern Airbus A321 are to be put into operation on domestic and international air routes to serve more than 2 million passengers during the summer season.

With three new Airbus A321s recently received, the airline’s fleet is poised to grow to 18 aircraft including 15 Airbus A320s and three Airbus A321s. Each new Airbus A321 will be able to transport 203 passengers at a time.

In order to prepare for the peak period over the summer, Jetstar Pacific has opened three new air routes connecting Da Nang to Vinh, Thanh Hoa, and Phu Quoc in the hope of meeting the increasing demand for travel and accelerating tourism development of localities nationwide.

During this period, the airline advises passengers to arrive at the airport on time as well as carefully checking regulations regarding security and aviation safety.

Jetstar Pacific has a good record when it comes to safety over the past 28 years. The airline has opened a network of air routes to major cities and tourist attractions throughout Vietnam in addition to locations in the region and connecting their flight network with that of Vietnam Airlines

The budget airline currently operates flights to up to 85 destinations in 18 nations and territories across the world.

Last year, the airline conducted more than 40,000 safe flights and transported a total of 6.2 million passengers, an increase of 14.3 per cent. According to a recent survey, over 99 per cent of passengers are willing to fly with the airline on their next trip.

Jetstar Pacific has two major shareholders, including Vietnam Airlines and Australia-based Qantas Group, also known as Qantas Airways.

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