Vietjet on January commenced its latest international route connecting the resort city of Da Lat in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong and Seoul – the capital city of the Republic of Korea, in a move to expand its network to Northeast Asia.
Vietjet commences its latest Da Lat-Seoul route in January 15 to expand its network to Northeast Asia.
The budget airline offers fourreturn flights weekly on the newest route. The flight departs from DaLat at 5.10pm and arrivesin 11.55pm (local time) while the return flight takes off from Seoul'sIncheon airport at 2.30am (local time) and lands in Da Lat at 5.50am.
The Da Lat-Seoul route along with the newly-launched Can Tho-Seoul air service will bring newjourneys for locals in the Central Highlands and Mekong Delta of Vietnam to visit the famousdestination and big transport hub of Asia, said Vietjet vice presidentNguyen Thanh Son.
The RoK’s beautifulcapital Seoul has always been a popular destination for tourists thanks to itsdeveloped entertainment industry, traditional cultural features, and numerousshopping centres. Incheon International Airport is also one of Asia’s majortransport hubs with dense connections to the Americas and Europe.
Meanwhile, as thecapital city of Lam Dong province, Da Lat is famous for its beautiful landscapeswith surrounding forests, a romantic touch thanks to its lakes, valleys andwaterfalls and year-round cool weather. The “flower city” is not only a perfectplace for a honeymoon, but also well-loved by young people for weekendget-aways and a popular destination for couples and families.
With the two newest routes, Vietjet now has 11 direct routes, 480 flights per month, operating the mostflights connecting Vietnam and the RoK, which are those between Hanoi/HCM City/Hai Phong/Da Nang/ Nha Trang/Phu Quoc/Can Tho/Da Lat and Seoul, Hanoi/Nha Trang and Busan and Da Nang and Daegu.
The new routes will not onlymeet the increased demand for air travel, but also contribute to thedevelopment of tourism, trading and cultural exchanges between the twocountries and the region, Vietjet said in a statement./.VNA