No-frills carrier Vietjet has inaugurated two new international services linking Vietnam’s Can Tho with Taipei in Taiwan and Seoul in South Korea.
The two routes will pave the way for locals and tourists to travel by safe, modern airway and at the same time promote the demand of tourism, trade, study abroad, while offering more opportunities to explore attractions, the airline said in a press release on Sunday.
The Can Tho – Taipei route operates four return flights per week, starting from January 10.
The flight departs from Can Tho at 12:40 and arrives in Taipei at 17:10.
The return flight takes off from Taipei at 18:10 and lands in Can Tho at 20:55.
Three return services will be available on the Can Tho – Seoul (Incheon) route per week, starting from January 16.
The flight departs from Can Tho at 16:50 and arrives in Seoul (Incheon) at 23:55.
The return flight takes off from Seoul (Incheon) at 02:30 and lands in Can Tho at 06:20.
Vietjet pioneers to operate routes to and from Can Tho, which is the economic, cultural and tourism hub of the Mekong Delta region in southern Vietnam, offering convenient and safe flight opportunities for travelers to come to the beautiful and prosperous river region.
Once reaching Can Tho, visitors will be immersed in the typical cultural features of the riverine region with such highlights as enjoying local specialties on the Cai Rang floating market, walking along the Ninh Kieu wharf, exploring the fruit garden in Phong Dien, and visiting the Long Tuyen ancient village.
In 2019, Can Tho welcomed more than 8.8 million tourists.
The city is becoming a prominent destination with a variety of services whilst attracting more investment and development and emerging as the transit hub in the region.
Vietjet is currently the carrier operating the most routes and flights to Can Tho International Airport, with seven domestic routes and two international services.
Since the first flight in 2014, the carrier has significantly contributed to the remarkable transformation of Can Tho.
Vietjet operates over 400 flights daily and has carried nearly 100 million passengers to date across an expansive network of destinations, including India, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Myanmar, Cambodia, and mainland China.