Celebrating the Lunar New Year, Vietjet has launched its latest direct route, connecting Ho Chi Minh City to Chengdu. This exciting new service not only provides Asian travelers with a fresh travel option for the Spring holidays but also reinforces the air connectivity between Vietnam and China, promoting trade and tourism in the region.
The inaugural ceremony at Tan Son Nhat International Airport was graced by the presence of Mr. Wei Huaxiang, Consul General of China in Ho Chi Minh City, and Mr. Michael Hickey, Vietjet’s Chief Operating Officer. Together, they extended a warm welcome to passengers on the first flight, expressing their best wishes for Vietjet’s new venture in this auspicious Year of the Dragon.
Operating one daily return flight, totaling seven round-trips weekly, the Ho Chi Minh City – Chengdu route boasts a flight time of over four hours per leg. Flights depart from Tan Son Nhat International Airport at 19:10 local time and land in Chengdu Tianfu International Airport (TFU) at 00:15 the following day, local time. The return flights from Chengdu depart at 00:50 local time and arrive in Ho Chi Minh City at 03:55 local time.
Excitingly, unbeatable fares starting from just USD0 (excluding taxes and fees) are available every Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Passengers can seize this opportunity by booking via Vietjet official website or the Vietjet Air mobile app, applicable to all Vietjet’s international routes. Additionally, Vietjet passengers will receive complimentary SkyCare travel insurance for added peace of mind during their journey.
Ho Chi Minh City, situated in southern Vietnam, serves as the economic and transportation hub of the country. Visitors can immerse themselves in the city’s vibrant culture by exploring iconic landmarks such as Ben Thanh Market, the Central Post Office, and the Independence Palace, while indulging in authentic Vietnamese delicacies like Pho, Banh Mi, and egg coffee.
Chengdu, located in southwestern China, is not only known as the capital city of Sichuan Province but also serves as an essential gateway connecting major cities domestically and internationally. Renowned for its pandas and the UNESCO World Heritage Site Jiuzhaigou, Chengdu offers a myriad of attractions for travelers.
In addition to the Chengdu – Ho Chi Minh City route, Vietjet operates daily flights between Shanghai and Ho Chi Minh City, along with numerous other routes connecting Vietnam to various Chinese cities like Hangzhou, Tianjin, Xi’an, Shenzhen, Chongqing, Nanjing, Shijiazhuang, Harbin, Lijiang, and more.