Central Vietnam’s mountain resort Dalat is now linked to Bangkok, its first major international scheduled flight by low cost carrier Vietjet.
After Bangkok-Haiphong, Vietjet continues to offer new flights to secondary destinations. This time Vietnam largest low cost carrier launched a new route linking the resort city of Dalat to Bangkok. The first flight was launched on Monday December 18.
Vietjet held a ceremony to inaugurate the airline’s Bangkok (Thailand) – Dalat (Vietnam) route. The event was warmly welcomed by the public, leaders of Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism, Ministry of Transport, Aviation Administration and related departments of Vietnam and Thailand.
With a convenient flight schedule, high-quality services, and attractive low-fare tickets, the route will meet the transportation and travel demands of the two cities’ residents, and contribute to the promotion of trade and integration in the region.
The Bangkok-Dalat route operates a return flight every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday with a flight time of approximately one hour and 45 minutes per leg. Flights depart Dalat at 12:55 and land in Bangkok at 14:40. Return flights take off from Bangkok at 10:30 and arrive in Dalat at 12:15.
Tickets can be booked through all Vietjet’s normal sales channels, and during the airline’s ‘golden hours’ from 12:00 to 14:00 (GMT+7) everyday on the carrier website as well as by visiting any authorized domestic and international ticket offices and agents. Payment can be made immediately with debit and credit cards (Visa/ MasterCard/ AMEX/ JCB/ KCP) or with any ATM cards issued by 32 Vietnamese banks that have been registered for internet banking.
Vietjet is also the first airline to ever operate a Bangkok – Dalat route, following its launch of the two new routes from Ho Chi Minh City to Chiang Mai and Phuket on December 15, 2017, which now increases the total routes of Vietjet from Vietnam to Thailand to six. Beforehand, Thai Vietjet also unveiled a new aircraft emblazoned with the logo ‘Amazing Thailand Tourism Year 2018’.
This is the second Vietjet aircraft to feature the land of golden pagodas’ tourism and one of the main activities listed in the cooperation framework between Vietjet and Ministry of Tourism and Sports Thailand aimed at promoting Thailand tourism. Besides, Thai Vietjet recently also officially received its Air Operator Certificate (AOC) recertification in line with International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) standards from the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT).