Delegates celebrating the launch of VietJet’s two new routes included President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee Tran Thanh Man (middle), Chairman of People’s Committee of Can Tho City Le Quang Manh (fifth from left), VietJet MD Luu Duc Khanh (forth from left) and VietJet VP Do Xuan Quang (third from left).
- VietJet this week launched two new routes from the Vietnamese city of Can Tho. Taipei flights, launched on 10 January, operate four-week, while Seoul Incheon will run three-weekly from 16 January. No other carrier serves the routes. The ULCC also announced five new Japanese routes from Vietnam, connecting Hanoi, Da Nang and Ho Chi Minh City with Nagoya, Fukuoka, and Kagoshima in time for Japan’s Olympic year. This represents a doubling of VietJet’s Japanese network, with 20% capacity growth YOY.