Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao, president and chief executive of Vietjet, has been named as one of the 100 most powerful women in the world by Forbes. The aviation industry leader has been the only woman representing Vietnam for three consecutive years.
Da Nang, a coastal city in central Vietnam, is gaining popularity not only to domestic but also international tourists. It also serves as a gateway to surrounding destinations including the ancient town of Hoi An, the former imperial citadel in Hue and Quang Binh.
The carrier plans to use the added capacity to meet growing demand across Vietnam, as well as to serve popular destinations throughout Asia.
The carrier recorded total revenue before audit of VND52.4 trillion (approximately US$2.26 billion), up 24 per cent compared to last year with pre-tax profit standing at VND5.83 trillion (approximately US$252 million).
The latest route for the airline connects the largest city of Vietnam with the islands of the Quang Ninh province, the gateway to UNESCO World Heritage site of Ha Long Bay and other attractive destinations around the area.
Vietjet has officially welcomed its first flight connecting Hanoi and Osaka, Japan, at Kansai International Airport. The latest route for the airline connects the two cities of culture and tourism while meeting the travelling demands of both tourists and locals.
Vietnamese carrier Vietjet has placed a firm order with Airbus for an additional 50 A321neo single aisle aircraft, finalising a memorandum of understanding signed at the Farnborough International Airshow in July.
Vietjet has continued to generate strong results for its investors through the third quarter of 2018. The carrier recorded a yearly revenue increase of 105 per cent which currently stands at US$545.6 million.
Vietjet and JAL originally signed a memorandum of understanding for commercial cooperation in 2017, and will now offer codeshare flights on domestic destinations in Vietnam and on international flights between Vietnam and Japan.