Vietnam gains new LCC connections to Singapore, Australia
Singapore and Melbourne, January 23, 2017
Vietnam has received two new connections from three cities, courtesy of VietJet and Jetstar.
VietJet will commence operations between Singapore and Hanoi on April 27, 2017. The daily flight will depart Singapore at 14.55 and arrive in Hanoi at 16.50. The return leg will depart Noi Bai International Airport at 10.00 and arrive at Changi Airport at 13.55. Flight time will take just under three hours.
Ho Chi Minh City
This is VietJet’s second route connecting Vietnam and Singapore, after Ho Chi Minh City. The airline is also planning to connect Singapore with Dalat and Danang in the future.
As well, Jetstar has announced two new direct flights routes from Melbourne and Sydney to Ho Chi Minh City.
Thrice-weekly flights from Melbourne will begin on May 10, 2017 while four-times weekly flights from Sydney will commence on May 11 , 2017, subject to government and regulatory approval. Both sectors will be operated with a Boeing 787 Dreamliner.