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.
Vietjet is making it easier than ever to visit Japan, by adding a second route to Osaka, this time from Ho Chi Minh City.
Vietjet has welcomed the inaugural departure on the new Hanoi-Taichung route from Noi Bai International Airport.
Vietjet has become the first airline in south-east Asia to take delivery of an A321neo (new engine option). The first plane arrived at the Tan Son Nhat International Airport from Hamburg, Germany, earlier.
Vietjet has announced its interline partnership with Doha-based Qatar Airways, an agreement which will allow Qatar Airways’ passengers to travel to and from points in Vietnam and in Taiwan served directly by Vietjet.
Qatar Airways has signed an interline partnership with Vietnam-based Vietjet Air, an agreement which will allow the Qatari carrier’s passengers to travel to and from points in Vietnam using a single reservation across both airlines’ networks.
Vietjet has signed an agreement with CFM International – a joint venture between GE Aviation and Safran Aircraft Engines. Witnessed by Vietnam prime minister, Nguyen Xuan Phuc and US secretary of commerce, Wilbur Ross, the deals include a 12-year maintenance support contract for Vietjet’s 215 LEAP-1B engines, worth US$3.6 billion.