For Qatar Airways, its operations to North America are only the fifth most important region for the airline, despite the fact it is still starting plenty of new routes, including its Chicago service which launched last month, as well as recently announcing its plans for daily flights to Philadelphia.
Jetstar Pacific launches flights from Ban Me Thuot to both Ho Chi Minh City and Vinh.
Qatar Airways starts operations in Cambodia with new rotue from Doha to Phnom Penh via Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam.
VietJet Air inaugurates Bangkok as its first international destination from Ho Chi Minh City.
Vietnam’s busiest airport, Ho Chi Minh City, welcomed two routes last week – one each international and domestic. While Vietnam Airlines still dominates, VietJet Air has grown to become the second force domestically. But as VietJet Air embarks upon international expansion, China – the largest country market from the airport – might soon grow even bigger.
Vietnam Airlines connects Thanh Hoa and Ho Chi Minh City
VietJet Air commences services from Ho Chi Minh City to Phu Quoc.
Vietnam Airlines connects Vietnamese Ho Chi Minh City and Jakarta with four-daily services.
VietJet Air commences new domestic route from Ho Chi Minh City to Hue.
VietJet Air now flies from Ho Chi Minh City’s airport to Vinh in northern Vietnam, competing with Vietnam Airlines and Jetstar Pacific.
VietJet Air now flies from Ho Chi Minh City to Hai Phong, competing with Vietnam Airlines and Jetstar Pacific.