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Vietjet announces new direct route between Ho Chi Minh City and Xi’an, China

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Vietjet today celebrated its 10th anniversary of operating services to China (2014 – 2024) and announced to open the direct route linking Ho Chi Minh City with Xi’an City in China. The ceremony took place during the China-Vietnam Trade and Investment Cooperation Promotion Forum.

Vietnam’s National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue, Vietnam’s Deputy Prime Minister Tran Luu Quang and other high-ranking dignitaries of the two countries congratulated Vietjet on the significant milestone and welcomed the airline’s new service during their official visit to China.

Speaking at the ceremony, Deputy Prime Minister Tran Luu Quang congratulated Vietjet on its 10-year journey of connecting and expanding the flight network between Vietnam and China, including the new route from Ho Chi Minh City to Xi’an. Deputy Prime Minister Quang expressesd the confidence in Vietjet’s ongoing commitment to opening new routes that promote trade and enhance mutual understanding. Vietjet’s endeavors also bring positive impact to the comprehensive strategic partnership between Vietnam and China.

Since its inaugural flight to China in 2014, Vietjet has transported over 12 million passengers on numerous routes, connecting Vietnam’s political, economic, cultural, and tourist centers with nearly 50 popular destinations across China. The air connectivity over the years has contributed to deepening the comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership, fostering the China-Vietnam Community of Shared Future.

During the event, Vietjet also announced the new direct service between Ho Chi Minh City and Xi’an, which is set to operate from this summer. Four round-trip flights are available weekly, with a flight time of just over four hours per leg, catering to the rising demand for seamless travel and cultural exchanges between these two cities. The newly established air link will also boost trade flows between Ho Chi Minh City and China’s Northwest region, signifying Vietjet’s unwavering commitment to continuous growth in the Chinese market.

Xi’an, located in Shaanxi Province, holds a prestigious position as one of China’s four ancient capitals. Renowned for its rich cultural heritage, the city boasts world-class historical sites. Furthermore, Xi’an stands out as a prime destination for foreign direct investment in western China, attracting significant economic activity. It also holds historical significance as the birthplace of the legendary Silk Road.

In the meantime, Ho Chi Minh City, with its population of nearly 10 million, serves as a prominent economic, cultural, and tourist hub in Vietnam. The city possesses a unique blend of cultural characteristics, offering visitors a captivating experience. Notably, Ho Chi Minh City enjoys convenient connectivity to various destinations within Vietnam and internationally.

Passengers can enjoy flying with Vietjet on modern aircraft, served by professional and friendly cabin crews. The inflight menu offers authentic Vietnamese cuisine such as Banh Mi, pho Thin, and a variety of hot, nutritious, and delicious global dishes.

The new Ho Chi Minh City – Xi’an route connects directly the two localities and also expands further as part of Vietjet’s growing flight network covering Vietnam, Australia, India, and other destinations in Southeast Asia and Northeast Asia. This integration opens up more opportunities for cultural exchange, education, bilateral trade, and tourism, contributing to the development and prosperity between the nations.

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