Vietjet has officially announced five new Thailand domestic routes with operations to commence starting from today.
These five new routes will connect the Thailand capital Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi Airport) with famous tourism and cultural destinations from North to South of Thailand, including Hat Yai, Khon Kaen, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Ubon Ratchathani, and Surat Thani. The five new routes expand Thai Vietjet’s domestic routes to 12, connecting 11 of Thailand’s destinations in total, bringing in more flying opportunities for tourists and inspiring travel trade in Thailand.
Hat Yai, a large district of Songkhla province in South of Thailand, is well-known as the center of trade, logistics, communications, transportation, and tourism of the province and the region. Si Thammarat and Khon Kaen are famous for their precious histories. Ubon Ratchathani is one of the four major cities of Isan, a region in northeastern Thailand, also known as the “big four of Isan.” Meanwhile, Surat Thani is a province in the lower southern Gulf of Thailand with popular islands around the province, including travelers’ favorite island of Koh Samui. With just a click away, passengers can now fly with Vietjet to these top destinations in Thailand!
Vietjet has recently increased the number of its domestic routes to 53 with eight new routes to commence from 18 June 2020 connecting Hanoi with Dong Hoi (Quang Binh province); Hai Phong with Quy Nhon (Binh Dinh province); Vinh (Nghe An province) with Phu Quoc; Da Nang with Phu Quoc, Da Lat (Lam Dong province), Buon Ma Thuot (Dak Lak province), Vinh and Thanh Hoa.
In celebration of the new routes and to bring back passengers after the coronavirus outbreak is in better control, Vietjet is offering more than 500,000 promotional tickets priced from only THB5 (approx. US16 cents) (excluding taxes and fees) for five days starting now until 19 June 2020. The promotional tickets are available during the golden hours of 1pm to 3pm (Malaysian time) via Vietjet’s website www.vietjetair.com. The offer is applicable for all current Thai domestic routes between 1 July 2020 to end of December 2020. In the meantime, Thai Vietjet also organized a lucky draw with the prize of ‘5- month free travel with Thai Vietjet’ to be won by passengers who purchase tickets at skyfun.vietjetair.com.
Also, after the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) announced the re-opening of Phuket International airport for domestic flight operations starting from 13 June 2020, Thai Vietjet is the first and only airline confirmed to resume operation on route between Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi Airport) and Phuket International airport. The airline strictly complies with current safety and healthy procedures including measuring passengers and crews’ body temperature, social distancing at the airport and in-flight. The passengers are also required to wear face masks throughout the journey.
Currently, Thai Vietjet is operating stable flight operation covering Thailand’s domestic network including routes between Bangkok and Chiang Mai/ Chiang Rai/ Phuket/ Krabi/ Udon Thani. Passengers are advised to check the regulations and procedures upon arrival at each destination city and airport for smooth entry. The airline will continuously increase its flight schedules and extend its network in response to rising demand.
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