On January 13th 2020 at Furama Resort Danang’s International Convention Palace, Vietjet, as a member of Keidanren (Federation of Economic Organizations in Japan), announced the launch of five new routes between Vietnam and Japan.
The announcement ceremony took place within the framework of Japan – Vietnam Bilateral Tourism Promotion Conference, which welcomed more than 1,000 delegates from Japan, including officials from Japan’s National Assembly, the Japanese government and leaders from major Japanese corporations.
Attending the formal ceremony, held in the morning of January 13, were Vietnam’s Deputy Prime Minister – Vuong Dinh, the Secretary-General of the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan cum President of the Japanese-Vietnamese Parliamentary Alliance – Nikai Toshihiro, and many leaders of Vietnamese and Japanese ministries, departments, and authorities as well as provincial and city leaders in Vietnam.
Following the success of numerous routes that connect the two countries’ major cultural, economic and political centers, Vietjet’s five new routes including Hanoi, HCMC and Da Nang to Nagoya (Chubu Centrair International Airport); Hanoi to Fukuoka and Kagoshima are expected to open ticket sales and commence operations in 2020. After Tokyo and Osaka, Nagoya and Fukuoka are the third and fourth biggest cities in Japan respectively while Kagoshima has a large population of Vietnamese people.
Now with a total of 10 direct routes between Hanoi, HCMC, Da Nang and Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, Fukuoka, Kagoshima, Vietjet proudly continues to offer travelers highly convenient travel options with suitable times and affordable ticket fares for locals and travelers alike. The new flights will also contribute to building the strategic bilateral relationship between Vietnam and Japan while also promoting more cultural and economic exchanges between people in the two countries. Furthermore, the new flights will help Vietnam reach its target to attract one million Japanese tourists in 2020.
The announcement of Vietjet’s new routes took place as part of the Japan – Vietnam Bilateral Tourism Promotion Conference involving more than 1,000 delegates including officials from the Japanese National Assembly, Japanese government and leaders from major Japanese corporations including the Secretary-General of the Liberal Democratic Party cum President of the Japanese-Vietnamese Parliamentary Alliance – Nikai Toshihiro, who are in Da Nang to meet with members of the Vietnamese National Assembly, Vietnamese government and local corporate community in Da Nang.