Vietjet (VietJet Aviation) has confirmed an order for 200 Boeing 737 MAX jets.
The first 50 will be delivered to its Thai VietJet affiliate.
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Vietjet has announced its plan to operate nonstop flights connecting Vietnam and India.
The India route will connect Ho Chi Minh City with New Delhi with four flights a week.
Vietjet’s Thai subsidiary, Thai Vietjet (below), is to launch a new nonstop domestic service between Bangkok and Krabi from April 5, 2018.
Thai Vietjet will launch a new nonstop domestic service between Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi) and Krabi, starting on April 5, 2018. The service will operate with two daily return flights and a flight duration of one hour twenty minutes per leg. Departure times from Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi) are 07:10, 19:25 and departure times from Krabi are 09:05, 21:20. Thai Vietjet will deploy an A320 aircraft with 180 seats for the route, representing the airline’s determination to meet passenger demand for popular routes.
Above Copyright Photo: Vietjet Air Thailand (VietJetAir.com) Airbus A320-214 WL HS-VKC (msn 6878) BKK (Michael B. Ing). Image: 936176.
With the new Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi) to Krabi flight addition, the airline will be flying five Thailand domestic routes, including Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi) to Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Phuket, Krabi and a daily direct flight connecting Phuket and Chiang Rai.
Top Copyright Photo: Vietjet Air (VietJetAir.com) Airbus A320-214 VN-A668 (msn 3791) BKK (Jay Selman). Image: 402705.
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Thai VietJet Air (VietJetAir.com Thailand) (Bangkok) was planning to start its no-frills low-cost services on March 29 according to the Bangkok Post. The new associated airline of VietJetAir of Vietnam is commencing operations on the Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi) – Phuket route with an Airbus A32s. Service to Udon Thani and Krabi will follow.
According to the Bangkok Post, the original 51% owner, Thai businessman Somphong Sooksanguan, sold his interest to unnamed Thai investors.
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Photos: Thai VietJet Air. The first aircraft is the pictured Airbus A320-214 HS-VKA (msn 2745).
Thai Vietjet Air (Bangkok) is the new Thai joint venture of Vietjet Air of Vietnam.
According to the new airline, Thai Vietjet Air is a joint venture between Vietjet Air (Ho Chi Minh City) and Kan Air (Chiang Mai). Vietjet Air will hold 49 percent and Kan Air will hold the controlling 51 percent of the stock.
The new airline is hiring cockpit and cabin staff.
The airline is in the process of obtaining its Air Operators Certificate (AOC) and plans to start operations in September with two Airbus A320s according to the Bangkok Post.
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Copyright Photos: Thai Vietjet Air.