|The launch of Phu Quoc-Hong Kong route has made Vietjet the first airline to operate the direct services between the two destinations
This is also Vietjet’s second route to Hong Kong from Vietnam following its Ho Chi Minh City-Hong Kong route.
The Phu Quoc-Hong Kong route will operate return flights with a frequency of four flights per week, starting from April 19, 2019. With a flight time of 2 hours and 45 minutes per leg, the flight departs Phu Quoc at 10:50 in the morning and lands in Hong Kong at 14:35. The return flight departs from Hong Kong at 15:40 and arrives in Phu Quoc at 17:25 (all local times). The new route’s tickets are now available via website www.vietjetair.com.
Hong Kong is known as one of the world’s leading centers of finance and commerce, and as a hub for numerous major corporations with headquarters in the Asia-Pacific region. With a blend of Western and Eastern cultures, a vast variety of cuisines, and a developed entertainment industry, Hong Kong is the most loved destination for tourism and shopping for many travelers.
Known as “the Pearl Island”, Phu Quoc is the biggest island in Vietnam. As one of the most talked-about tourism destinations in Asia with beautiful beaches and friendly local people, Phu Quoc has attracted strong levels of investment in hotels and resorts in recent years and become one of the most popular holiday destinations in Vietnam. Adding to the island’s appeal, international travelers are exempt from visas for visits of 30 days or less.
With a network of 113 routes, Vietjet operates safe flights with a technical reliability rate of 99.64 percent - the highest rate in the Asia Pacific region. As a fully-fledged member of International Air Transport Association (IATA), Vietjet has obtained the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) certificate and has been awarded a 7-star ranking, the world’s highest rate for safety, by AirlineRatings.
Offering affordable tickets, diverse ticket classes, attractive promotions, the carrier also creates memorable flying experiences for passengers on new aircraft with comfy seats, a choice of nine delicious hot meals served by beautiful and friendly cabin crew, and many other attractive added-on services.
Vietjet is the first airline in Vietnam to operate as a new-age airline offering flexible, cost-saving ticket fares and diversified services to meet customers’ demands. It provides not only transport services but also uses the latest e-commerce technologies to offer various products and services for consumers.
Vietjet is a fully-fledged member of International Air Transport Association (IATA) with the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) certificate. Vietjet was named “Best Ultra Low-Cost Airline 2018 - 2019” and awarded the highest ranking for safety with 7 stars in 2018 by the world’s only safety and product rating website AirlineRatings.com. The airline has also been listed as one of the world's 50 best airlines for healthy financing and operations by Airfinance Journal in 2018.
Currently, Vietjet operates around 400 flights daily, carrying more than 70 million passengers to date, with 113 routes covering destinations across Vietnam and international destinations such as Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, the Republic of Korea, Taiwan, China, Thailand, Myanmar, Malaysia and Cambodia.