Vietjet has unveiled plans to launch direct
flights connecting Hanoi with Osaka, Japan on 8 November 2018.
Using Vietjet’s Airbus A320 aircraft,
the Hanoi-Osaka route will operate on a daily basis with a flight
time of just over four hours per leg.
The flight is currently scheduled to
depart from Hanoi each day at 01:45 and arrive in Osaka at around
The return flight is scheduled to take off from Osaka at
09:20 and land in Hanoi at around 13:10.
President Nguyen Thi Thuy Binh said, “The Hanoi-Osaka route will be
the first service for Vietjet’s expansion into Japan - the Land of
the Rising Sun. We believe that this new connection and our
expanding network will help make the travel dreams of millions of
passengers come true. Japan is known to people from all over the
world for its natural beauty especially for its cherry blossom
season and Mt. Fuji. The country is also adored for its many
enviable cultural heritage, friendly people, mouth-watering
cuisine and cutting-edge technology. As part of our expansion
strategy in Japan, we will continue to open new routes connecting
Vietnam and Japan’s economic and tourism hubs in order to
diversify destination choices and meet the growing demand for air
travel between the two countries and beyond to better connect with
the rest of the world.”
Vietjet’s new service to Osaka will bring the
airline’s total number of international routes to 45 while also
servicing 38 domestic routes.
Ticket sales for the new route is expected to be
available from 8 June 2018.