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AirAsia to launch two direct flights from Vietnam
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AirAsia to launch two direct flights from Vietnam

By Le Anh

An AirAsia aircraft at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia - PHOTO: AIRASIA

HCMC – AirAsia, Asia’s largest low-cost carrier, announced on August 8 that it will start two direct flights from Hanoi City to Chiang Mai City in Thailand and from Phu Quoc Island to Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia in October and November, respectively.

The Hanoi-Chiang Mai route is expected to have four flights per week on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, starting from October 28. AirAsia will operate 180-seat Airbus A320 aircraft for the new services.

Tickets for the flights connecting Hanoi City and Chiang Mai will start at VND900,000 per trip for travel between October 28 and March 29, 2019.

The Phu Quoc-Kuala Lumpur service will be opened on November 2, offering four flights per week, also on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.

Promotional air tickets for the Phu Quoc-Kuala Lumpur flights will be priced at VND680,000 for travel between November 2 and March 29, 2019.

Customers can book tickets between August 8 and August 19 at airasia.com or via the AirAsia mobile app.

AirAsia currently operates 11 direct flights connecting Vietnam with Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines. The routes are Hanoi-Kuala Lumpur, Hanoi-Penang, HCMC-Kuala Lumpur, HCMC-Johor Bahru, HCMC-Penang, Danang-Kuala Lumpur, Nha Trang-Kuala Lumpur, Hanoi-Bangkok, Danang-Bangkok, HCMC-Bangkok and HCMC-Manila.

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