Vietjet Air launches Phu Quoc – Hong Kong Route

Update: 19:36 | 21/04/2019
New-age carrier Vietjet has officially launched Phu Quoc - Hong Kong route, making it the first airline to operate direct services between the two destinations.
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This is also Vietjet’s second route to Hong Kong from Vietnam following its Ho Chi Minh City - Hong Kong route. It is expected to contributing positively to the promotion of air travel and trade between Vietnam and Hong Kong as well as across the region.

The Phu Quoc - Hong Kong route will operate return flights with a frequency of four flights per week, starting from April 19, 2019. With a flight time of 2 hours and 45 minutes per leg, the flight departs Phu Quoc at 10:50 in the morning and lands in Hong Kong at 14:35. The return flight departs from Hong Kong at 15:40 and arrives in Phu Quoc at 17:25 (all local times). The new route’s tickets are now available via Vietjet's official website.

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The launch of Phu Quoc - Hong Kong route has made Vietjet the first airline to operate the direct services between the two destinations. (Photo: VNA)

Hong Kong is known as one of the world’s leading centers of finance and commerce, and as a hub for numerous major corporations with headquarters in the Asia-Pacific region. With a blend of Western and Eastern cultures, a vast variety of cuisines, and a developed entertainment industry, Hong Kong is the most loved destination for tourism and shopping for many travelers.

Known as “the Pearl Island”, Phu Quoc is the biggest island in Vietnam. As one of the most talked-about tourism destinations in Asia with beautiful beaches and friendly local people, Phu Quoc has attracted strong levels of investment in hotels and resorts in recent years and become one of the most popular holiday destinations in Vietnam. Adding to the island’s appeal, international travelers are exempt from visas for visits of 30 days or less.

With a network of 113 routes, Vietjet operates safe flights with a technical reliability rate of 99.64 percent - the highest rate in the Asia Pacific region. As a fully-fledged member of International Air Transport Association (IATA), Vietjet has obtained the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) certificate and has been awarded a 7-star ranking, the world’s highest rate for safety, by AirlineRatings.

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(Source: VNA)