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High in the sky to Ha Long Bay

Feb 06. 2019
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Vietjet kicks the Year of the Pig by opening a new route between Ho Chi Minh City and Van Don in Quang Ninh Province, the gateway to the Unesco World Heritage site of Ha Long Bay.

The new service connects the largest city of Vietnam with the attractive islands of Quang Ninh, meeting high demands for air transportation, travel and trade as well as contributing to trade and integration within Vietnam and the region.

The HCMC – Van Don route operates return flights on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. Flight time is about 2 hours and 15 minutes per leg. The flight departs from HCMC at 7am and arrives in Van Don at 9.15am. The return flight takes off from Van Don at 9.50am and lands in HCMC at 12.05pm. 

A world-famous tourist destination located about an hour’s drive by bus from the airport, Ha Long Bay includes some 1,600 islands and islets, forming a spectacular seascape of limestone pillars. Because of their precipitous nature, most of the islands are uninhabited and unaffected by human presence. The site’s outstanding scenic beauty is complemented by its great biological interest.

With a flight network comprising 39 domestic routes and 66 international routes, Vietjet operates safe flights with a technical reliability rate of 99.66 per cent— the highest rate in the Asia Pacific region. As a registered member of International Air Transport Association (IATA), Vietjet has obtained the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) certificate. The airline has been awarded a 7-star ranking  the world’s highest rate for safety, by Airline Ratings.

Check out the flight at www.VietjetAir.com.

 

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