VietJet plans to open direct routes to Australia

VietJet Air and the Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) in Queensland, Australia have signed an agreement to begin a non-stop service between Ho Chi Minh City and Brisbane, looking to boost the region’s integration and trade exchange. The direct flights are expected to launch in 2019. The Ho Chi Minh City-Brisbane route will be the first non-stop service between the two cities and was created with the cooperation and support of BAC and Tourism & Events Queensland.

Vietjet Air currently boasts a fleet of 55 aircraft, including A320s and A321s, and operates 385 flights each day. They have already transported more than 55 million passengers on a network of 82 routes in Vietnam and across the region to international destinations such as Thailand, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, mainland China, Malaysia, Indonesia, Myanmar and Cambodia.