Prime minister congratulated Thai Vietjet at U-Tapao Ho Chi Minh City launch ceremony

Travel and Lifestyle Press Releases Friday December 6, 2019 10:34
Bangkok--6 Dec--Vivaldi Public Relations

On the occasion of the second passenger terminal opening ceremony at U-Tapao International Airport Rayong Pattaya, General Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister of Thailand, visited and congratulated Thai Vietjet on its new international service "U-Tapao – Ho Chi Minh city" launch. This is the 1st scheduled service between Thailand and Vietnam via U-Tapao airport, celebrating the new terminal and highly expected to further stimulate travel from both countries.

The service is operated on daily basis starting 23 December 2019, with departures in U-Tapao and Ho Chi Minh city at at 11:25 and 13:25, respectively. The flight duration is 01 hour and 30 minutes each sector.

"The new service U-Tapao – Ho Chi Minh City will not only further expand Vietjet's flight network in Thailand but also offer travelers convenient connection at low fares to the top destination of Ho Chi Minh city in Vietnam. At Vietjet, our principle is to contribute to the development of tourism, trade and cultural exchange. So today, we would like to reaffirm our commitment to offering quality air transport service and more flying opportunities to the people of Rayong Pattaya, Eastern Thailand, as well as international travelers. The announcement of our new service today has partially proven the delivery of our message and efforts",said Ms. Nguyen Thi Thuy Binh, Chairwoman of Thai Vietjet

"Fly Vietnam, Fly Vietjet" as the carrier that provides most routes and frequencies connecting Thailand and Vietnam, Vietjet group will have operated totally 8 routes including Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi) to Da Lat, Da Nang, Ho Chi Minh city, Hanoi, Haiphong and direct services from Phuket, Chiang Mai to Ho Chi Minh City, plus the new route U-Tapao to Ho Chi Minh City. The new service is expected to facilitate further direct traffic between the area of Rayong and Pattaya with Ho Chi Minh cities, especially travelers from the South of Vietnam including locals and foreigners to U-Tapao.

Thai Vietjet continuously opens new routes to bring more flying opportunities at affordable prices for everyone. The airline is well known for its lively entertainment activities, exciting promotions, and sweet surprises onboard. Especially in the festive season, the airline always brightens up the flights and passengers with joyful activities together with quality services and special promotion fares to offer the passengers memorable flying experiences on new and modern aircraft with comfy seats, delicious hot meals served by friendly cabin crew, and many other interesting on demand services. Passengers can visit the airline's website (also compatible with smartphones at or for news update and special promotions.

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