Under the agreement, the Vietnamese carrier will receive an Airbus A319 on May 20, raising its fleet to four, and two others in July.

Vu Duc Bien, a representative from Vietravel Airlines, said the event is expected to create a turning point in the carrier’s development, towards expanding its domestic and international routes.  

At the lease agreement signing ceremony

Currently, Vietravel Airlines, which made its debut in late 2020, is operating flights between Ho Chi Minh City/Hanoi and Da Nang, Quy Nhon and Phu Quoc, and between Ho Chi Minh City/Hanoi and Bangkok (Thailand), along with charter flights between Daegu (the Republic of Korea) and Cam Ranh.

With the new planes, it expects to launch more domestic and international flights from/to Cam Ranh and Da Nang in the third quarter, and charter flights to China, Taiwan (China), the RoK and Japan.

As of the first quarter of 2023, Vietravel Airlines had operated over 11,600 flights safely and carried close to 2.5 million passengers, with an average occupancy rate of 93.7%.

Source: VNA