Representatives of Vietnam and Indonesia welcome the inaugural flight between HCM City and Bali at Tan Son Nhat International Airport. — Photo Vietnam Airlines

Vietnamese Ambassador to Indonesia Pham Vinh Quang said the new route will help passengers fly directly from Bali to HCM City, exploring famous destinations in the southern region of Vietnam, as well as departing from HCM City to Da Nang, Hoi An and Hue in the central region and Hanoi.

Vietnam Airlines will run flights between the two cities on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. This is Vietnam Airlines’ second route connecting Vietnam with Indonesia. The first one is between HCM City and Jakarta, which was opened in December 2012.

The carrier uses the Airbus A321 aircraft on this route, providing passengers with four-star international service. VNS