The new flights to Singapore will depart HCM city at 7.25pm on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday, while return flights will leave Singapore at 11.25pm on the same days.
Flights to Taipei will take off at 2.05am on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday, and return flights will leave Taipei at 10.10pm on the same days.
Beginning from March 27, Vietnam Airlines will now have 11 flights per week between HCM City and Taipei and 25 flights between HCM City and Singapore. It will use its fleet of Airbus A321 for all flights, providing international four-star services.
To celebrate the expansion, from now to June 30, the carrier will offer discounted tickets on the routes with return tickets to Singapore costing from VND2.79 million and to Taipei from VND4.56 million (including taxes and fees).
Members of Gold Lotus who fly to Singapore and Taipei from March 25 to April 25 will earn between 500-1,500 bonus miles.
As Asian dragons, Taiwan and Singapore have become favourite destinations of Vietnamese visitors. The number of Vietnamese tourists visiting Taiwan increased by more than 90% in the first two months of 2017. Singapore received more than 530,000 Vietnamese visitors last year, a year-on-year increase of 13.2%.