Vietnam gains new low cost carrier connections to Singapore and Australia

Vietnam has received two new connections from three cities courtesy of low cost carriers VietJet and Jetstar.


VietJet will commence operations between Singapore and Hanoi on 27 April 2017. The daily flight will depart Singapore at 14:55 hrs and arrive in Hanoi at 16:50 hrs. The return leg will depart Noi Bai International Airport at 10:00 hrs and arrive at Changi Airport at 13:55 hrs. Flight time will take just under three hours. This is VietJet’s second route connecting Vietnam and Singapore after Ho Chi Minh City. The airline is also planning to connect Singapore with Dalat and Danang in the future.


Additionally, Jetstar has announced two new direct flights routes from Melbourne and Sydney to Ho Chi Minh City.


Three weekly flights from Melbourne will begin on 10 May 2017 while four weekly flights from Sydney will commence on 11 May 2017 subject to government and regulatory approval. Both sectors will be serviced by a Boeing 787 Dreamliner.