In the early morning of January 1, 2022, at Noi Bai international airport, Ha Noi, Vietjet has welcomed the first international flight of the new year.
The flight departed from Tokyo, Japan with 143 passengers landed at Noi Bai airport and being joyfully welcomed by Vietnamese aviation authorities, the beginning of a new year 2022 has promised the good things. Deputy Director of the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam Dinh Viet Son, leaders of Noi Bai international airport and Vietjet have been at the airport to welcome, present flowers and lucky money as well as happy new year wishes to passengers on the airline’s first international flight in 2022.
The routes connecting Tokyo (Narita, Japan) and Ha Noi are re-operated by Vietjet from today January 1, 2022, with 1 round-trip per week and the frequency of these regular flights are expected to increase in the future. International routes connecting Ha Noi, Ho Chi Minh City and Taipei (Taiwan), Singapore, Thailand, South Korea are also openning for sales on the website and re-operated from the very first days of 2022.
Vietjet Managing Director – Mr. Dinh Viet Phuong said: “Vietjet is pleased to welcome passengers on the first international flight of 2022 from Tokyo, Japan. We have prepared all resources to re-operate all of regular international flights, ensuring safety, pandemic prevention and new health-care services for passengers. We believe that aviation will take the lead in restoring the economic and trade between Vietnam and other countries, ensuring safety, pandemic prevention, meeting the travel needs of people and tourists.”
Returning to the sky on international flights, Vietjet offers to customers health care services in flight, guide to yoga exercises, hot, fresh and nutritious meals, etc. and safety fly experiences with modern, new aircraft, comfy leather seats, young and friendly cabin crews, as well as meeting the highest standard of pandemic prevention. In particular, passengers flying internationally with Vietjet to, from Ha Noi and Ho Chi Minh City will get a free Covid-19 PCR test package. Passengers flying internationally need to be fully vaccinated or have a certificate of recovery from Covid-19, a negative result of PCR test within 72 hours before the flight. Passengers can book tickets with extra services on website www.vietjetair.com, Vietjet Air mobile app or contact the airline’s ticket offices and official agents.
(Ho Chi Minh City, January 7, 2021) – Vietjet has been once again listed in “the world’s Top 10 safest low-cost airlines for 2022” among 385 global airlines monitored by AirlineRatings, the world’s famous airline safety and product rating website.
In making its evaluation, AirlineRatings considers the airlines’ incident records in recent years, fleet age, results of audits conducted by the governing body of aviation, the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) and other aviation authorities.
AirlineRatings Editor-in-chief Geoffrey Thomas said: “The airline’s priority in operational excellence confirms their brand names in aviation industry while expressing their customer-centric strategy. Vietjet is especially recognized for massive investment into new fleet, system upgrade and technology adoption to ensure safety in operation and meet passengers’ evolving and convenient flight demand.”
This year’s top 10 list also includes notable low-cost peers such as Ryanair, EasyJet, Frontier, etc. for their excellence performances in flight safety despite the pandemic. AirlineRatings also rates Vietjet at seven-star level, the highest ranking for aviation safety in the world for four consecutive years since 2018.
Vietjet Managing Director Dinh Viet Phuong said: “We are proud to keep up with the top safety ranking in the global aviation industry. We have committed to carrying out reliable flight operation while expanding our flight network and diversifying services to provide the best flying experiences to our passengers in the coming time.”
Vietjet operates a new, modern and fuel-efficient Airbus fleet with technical reliability rate among top operators in the region and the world. The airline is constantly investing into aircraft engine and MRO services, aviation technology’s transfer and adoption with leading providers in the industry such as Safran, Rolls-Royce, SR Technics, Swiss-AS, etc. to ensure the highest standard in terms of safety and quality.
AirlineRatings rates the safety, in-flight product, and COVID-19 compliance of 385 airlines using its unique seven-star rating system. It has been used by millions of passengers from 195 countries and has become the industry standard for safety, product, and COVID-19 rating.
In the morning of January 08, 2022, the “Spring journey to the forest into the sea” art exchange program has been organized by the Vu A Dinh Scholarship Fund and “For the beloved Hoang Sa – Truong Sa” Club in Ho Chi Minh city with the participations of organizations supported gifted students from ethnic minorities and islands across Vietnam for the years. At the ceremony, Vietjet has been awarded a certificate of merit by the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union for meaningful donations to the Vu A Dinh Scholarship Fund as well as social responsibility activities.
In 2022, Vietjet continues to accompany with Vu A Dinh Scholarship Fund, offering hundreds of flight tickets to disadvantaged students and pupils from ethnic minorities and islands to return their homes on holidays and summer vacation. Over the years, Vietjet has spent billions of Vietnam dong for supporting young people in Vietnam.
Vietjet Vice President Do Xuan Quang said: “Vietjet always has high concerns and truly cares for the young generation, we always aim to give them the best. Accompanying with Vu A Dinh Scholarship Fund, Vietjet wants to contribute to make dreams of disadvantaged students come true, especially children from ethnic minorities and sea islands, as well as encouraging them and supporting for nurturing the dreams of the young generation.”
Vu A Dinh Scholarship Fund was established in 1999 on the initiative of the Thieu nien Tien phong (Young pioneers) newspaper. For more than 20 years, the fund has awarded more than thousands of scholarships from philanthropists including Vietjet to well-educated and well-trained students who overcoming their difficults to study. Especially, Vietjet has been donated billions of VND for the fund through operating hundreds of free-of-charge flights, gifting thousands of meaningful presents, and bringing millions of students and pupils from ethnic minorities and islands return to their hometowns on their holidays and summer vacation.
Not only accompanying with Vu A Dinh Scholarship Fund’s meaningful activities, Vietjet also goes along with many charities to support disadvantaged children at orphanages, SOS villages, etc. across the country. Charities and community-oriented activities have become a foremost and indispensable part of all Vietjet employees’ life over the years.