Competition Intensifies On Myanmar-Vietnam Air Routes

COMPETITION INTENSIFIES ON MYANMAR-VIETNAM AIR ROUTES

Minh City and Yangon from Otober 2nd. The carrier will operate five frequencies a week between both cities with an Airbus A320 with a unique class of service. The flight will then break down the de facto monopoly of Vietnam Airlines on that route. Vietnam’s national carrier flies eight times per week to Yangon proposing five weekly frequencies from Hanoi to Yangon and the three remaining frequencies out of Ho Chi Minh City.

Vietjet recently put into service on Sunday its latest aircraft, the Airbus A231neo in Ho Chi Minh City. The latest version of Airbus A321 is the first in the world to be equipped with 230 seats instead of 220 in a classical configuration.