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Thu, 19 Sep 2019

Vietnam Airlines to Launch Saigon - Bali / Phuket Flights; Resume Danang - Bangkok

Vietnam Airlines will launch flights to two of the world's most popular holiday destinations next month.

On 27 October, the airline will launch direct flights between Ho Chi Minh (Saigon) and Bali, Indonesia, as well as Phuket, Thailand.

The airline will operate the Bali route with five flights per week up to the end of March 2020, when it hopes to be able to increase the frequency to daily.

Flights will depart from Saigon at 11:10 on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays. The return flight from Bali is scheduled to leave at 16:50.

Vietnam Airlines Airbus A321neo VN-A617. Picture by Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com Click to enlarge.

Vietnam Airlines has operated daily Saigon – Jakarta flights since December 2012.

Meanwhile, Vietnam Airlines’ third route connecting Vietnam and Thailand will operate thrice weekly, departing from Saigon at 15:50 every Tuesday, Friday and Sunday. The return flight from Phuket is schedule to depart at 18:40.

The airline also hopes to increase this route to daily flights starting March 2020.

Vietnam Airlines will also resume its daily Danang – Bangkok flights on 27 October 2019, departing from Danang at 15:20 and from Bangkok at 18:00.

Le Hong Ha, Executive Vice President of Vietnam Airlines, said, “Apart from offering new, exciting non-stop services, these routes also facilitate international travelers from Europe, Japan, South Korea and many other parts of the world to easily access famous destinations like Bali and Phuket via Vietnam Airlines’ connecting flights.”

The new routes will be operated with Airbus A321 aircraft, such as the one pictured above.

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