On the occasion of official visit to Hong Kong, Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and chief secretary for administration of Hong Kong SAR government, leaders of Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department, high-ranking dignities from Vietnam and Vietjet leaders attended the announcement ceremony of new international route linking Ho Chi Minh City with Hong Kong.
The route will commence operations on December 9, 2016. With a flight time of 2 hours 45 minutes per leg, the new route departs daily from Ho Chi Minh City at 14:35 (local time) and arrives at Hong Kong International Airport at 6.20pm. The return flight takes off at 7.20pm (local time) and lands at 9.05pm. Sales for the Ho Chi Minh City-Hong Kong route have already opened at www.vietjetair.com.
Vietjet is well-positioned to serve quality and creative aviation services across our primary international network while also connecting key regional destinations with each other, including Hong Kong. At Vietjet our mission is to make air travel accessible to everyone and a more popular means of transportation and to creat a future in the air. We believe that our new Ho Chi Minh City - Hong Kong route will better connect these two dynamic financial hubs and tourism destinations.
Hong Kong is one of the global hubs for finance and trade, which is home to many multinational offices and headquarters of Asia Pacific region. With such a mixed culture of the east and west, diversified cuisines and developed entertainment industry, Hong Kong has become a favorable tourism and shopping destination.