Vietjet opens new route connecting HCMC with Chengdu ​

By VNA   January 24, 2024 | 07:02 pm PT
Vietjet opens new route connecting HCMC with Chengdu ​
A Vietjet aircraft prepares to land at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City in June 2020. Photo by VnExpress/Quynh Tran
Vietjet continues to expand its international flight network with a new route connecting Ho Chi Minh City of Vietnam with Chengdu of China, contributing to promoting trade and tourism between the two cities and two countries as well.

Flight tickets between HCMC and Chengdu have been opened for sales from Jan. 24.

This new route will be inaugurated on Feb. 10, the 1st day of the Lunar New Year with a frequency of seven return flights per week.

The flights depart from Tan Son Nhat International Airport at 7:10 p.m. (local time) and arrive at Chengdu Tianfu International Airport at 00:15 a.m. the next day (local time).

The return flights depart from Chengdu at 00:50 a.m. (local time) and land in HCMC at 03:55 a.m. (local time).

Visiting Chengdu, tourists have opportunities to explore the vibrant Chinese culture with famous attractions such as Jinli Ancient Street, Anshun Bridge, Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, or easily come to Jiuzhaigou - a world heritage site recognized by UNESCO.

Vietnam was also one of the five largest sources of foreign tourists to China, which recorded over 7.9 million Vietnamese travelers in 2019 as calculated by the Chinese Ministry of Culture and Tourism.

China was Vietnam's second largest source of tourists last year with 1.7 million arrivals.

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