Vietjet commences new Ho Chi Minh City – Jakarta direct service

Jakarta direct service

Singapore SA2024Vietjet has commenced a direct route connecting Ho Chi Minh City to Jakarta. The commencement makes Ho Chi Minh City – Jakarta the third direct service in Vietjet’s flight network between Indonesia and Vietnam.

The airline’s launching ceremony was attended by the Vietnamese National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue and Chairman of the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KADIN) Arsjad Rasjid, together with representative leaders and enterprises of the two countries. The launching event took place within the framework of the Legal and Policy Forum promoting cooperation on Economy, Trade and Investment between Vietnam and Indonesia.

With seven flights per week via just three-hour flights on modern aircraft, Vietjet’s new flights provides ideal travel option for between Ho Chi Minh City and Jakarta, two leading urban centers of Vietnam and Indonesia with distinctive cultural characteristics and serve as the gateway for tourism and economy of the two countries.

Putu Eka Cahyadi, Director of Air Transportation at DGCA Indonesia, remarked at the launching ceremony: “Vietjet’s new direct route will have a significant and positive impact on the aviation industry and travel between Indonesia and Vietnam. These two countries hold crucial positions within the ASEAN bloc and the wider Asia-Pacific region. We extend a warm welcome and express our commitment to supporting airlines such as Vietjet in their efforts to enhance air connectivity between Indonesia and Vietnam.”

Vietjet Vice President Nguyen Thanh Son, said: “Vietjet is delighted to commence the new direct service linking Jakarta and Ho Chi Minh City, which will make it easier and affordable than ever for Vietnamese to visit Jakarta, Indonesia and vice versa. More direct flights between Vietnam and Indonesia will further creating abundant opportunities for seamless travel, business collaborations, and boosting bilateral trade, tourism, and cultural exchanges.”

Dwi Ananda Wicaksana,  Executive General Manager of Soekarno Hatta International Airport congratulated Vietjet on the new route launch: “We are excited to welcome Vietjet as the newest airline flying passengers to Soekarno-Hatta International Airport. We believe that with a commitment to providing cost-effective fares coupled with high quality air services, Vietjet will add value to our airport connectivity in serving Indonesian and international flyers, boosting air connectivity between the two countries and in the Asia-Pacific region and the world. The airline’s extensive domestic network in Vietnam will also offer more choice for passengers wanting to explore other destinations in Vietnam.”

The daily flight departs from Ho Chi Minh City departs at 09:35 and arrives at 12:30 in Jakarta. The return flight takes off from Soekarno-Hatta International Airport (CGK) in Jakarta at 13:30 and arrives in Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN) in Ho Chi Minh City at 16:40 (All in local time GMT+7).

In addition to the new Ho Chi Minh City – Jakarta route, the airline will also increase flights between Bali, Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, offering 84 flights a week between Vietnam and Indonesia from August 12. These direct route promises to provide convenient and seamless travel options for both business and leisure travelers, further strengthening the ties between the two countries.


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