At the launch of VietJetAir flights between Hanoi and Yangon, a gift exchange took place between U Ohn Maung, Union Minister for Hotels and Tourism, Myanmar and Nguyen Thanh Hung, Vice Chairman of VietjetAir. The carrier will operate the 1,122-kilometre sector daily on its A320s in direct competition with Vietnam Airlines.
- VietJetAir launched its second route to Yangon (RGN) on 31 August in the form of a daily connection from Hanoi (HAN). The carrier already links to Myanmar’s largest metropolis from Ho Chi Minh City with five weekly flights. The 1,122-kilometre sector between Hanoi and Yangon, which VietJetAir will operate on its fleet of A320s, is already flown by Vietnam Airlines, with it also offering a daily service on the city pair. With this launch, VietJetAir now operates seven international routes from Hanoi, with Yangon joining Singapore, Siem Reap in Cambodia, Bangkok Suvarnabhumi in Thailand, Taipei Taoyuan in Taiwan, plus Seoul Incheon and Busan in South Korea. In total VietJetAir is offering 52 weekly flights from Hanoi this summer on international routes, making up 18% of the carrier’s overall weekly flight offering from the Vietnamese airport.