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Vietjet strengthens Asia-Pacific connectivity; Launches Hanoi-Sydney route

Published in Travel & Tourism Friday, 22 March 2024 17:37


Mumbai, March 22, 2024- Vietjet, Vietnam’s leading new-age carrier, has opened new direct routes connecting the capital city of Hanoi with the beautiful port city of Sydney, bringing the total number of routes connecting Vietnam and Australia to 7 within a span of one year.


The route connecting Hanoi to Sydney will start operations from June 8, 2024, with 2 return flights per week, with a flight time of around 10 hours per leg. Travel between the two cities, between the two countries, and throughout the region will be made easier by Vietjet's direct flights.


The flights from Hanoi to Sydney depart on Wednesday and Saturday every week at 17:10 (local time) and arrive in Sydney at 06:10 the following day (local time). The flights from Sydney to Hanoi depart on Thursdays and Sundays at 8:30 (local time) and arrive in Hanoi at 16:00 on the same day (local time).


In 2023, Vietjet operated 133,000 flights with 25.3 million passengers onboard (excluding Vietjet Thailand) – a surge of 183% YoY, of whom more than 7.6 million were on international flights. Vietjet continued to grow its flight network with 33 new international and domestic routes, bringing the total number of routes to 125, including 80 international and 45 domestic routes. 


With routes connecting Vietnam to the cities of Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Kochi, and Tiruchirappalli, Vietjet is the largest airline operating between Vietnam and India. Currently, the airline operates 35 weekly round-trip flights. Additionally, the airline is now the first to fly from Vietnam to Australia's five biggest cities: Adelaide, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne  and  Perth.


To celebrate the two new routes from Hanoi to Sydney and Melbourne, the airline is offering 500 Skypoints to passengers flying on the routes’ inaugural flights. See the offers through the SkyJoy app or visit the website to enjoy many attractive benefits from Vietjet and over 250 famous culinary, shopping, and travel brands in Vietnam and worldwide.



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