Vietjet has announced the launch of two new direct services connecting Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi Airport) and Chiang Rai with Udon Thani – the central province of Northeast Thailand.
At a ceremony, attended by Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and the Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand Anutin Charnvirakul, the country’s Minister of Industry and Trade, Tran Tuan Anh, said: “Congratulations to Vietjet on today’s opening ceremony for the new routes of Bangkok and Chiang Rai to Udon Thani. I am impressed by Vietjet’s outstanding efforts over the past years to achieve great business expansion not only in Vietnam but also in the region.
The carrier has also simultaneously built and developed Thai Vietjet successfully. Those activities really contribute positively to the economic, trade, cultural and tourism exchanges between Vietnam and Thailand. May I wish Vietjet a great success ahead and hope the airline will transport more and more tourists from Vietnam and the region to Thailand and vice versa.”
Thai Deputy Prime Minister Anutin Charnvirakul, said: “I am really honoured to be here among all of you to commemorate the routes launching of Vietjet in Thailand. The two cities of Chiang Rai and Udon Thani that Vietjet has chosen are tourist destinations not only for Thai but also foreign travellers. I would like to thank Vietjet for your investment and contributions to Thailand at the time that we need. The new routes will surely contribute to the transportation and cooperation between the two countries of Thailand and Vietnam.”
The Bangkok – Udon Thani route will operate on a daily basis starting from 25 November, 2019. The daily flight departs from Bangkok at 0720 and arrives in Udon Thani at 0830, and the return flight takes off from Udon Thani at 0910 and arrives in Bangkok 1020, plus an additional flight departs from Bangkok at 1625 and arrives in Udon Thani at 1735 operating 3 days per week on every Tuesday, Thursday and, Sunday.
The route between Chiang Rai and Udon Thani services three days per week on every Tuesday, Thursday and, Sunday, starting from 26 November , 2019. The flight departs from Udon Thani at 1805 and arrives in Chiang Rai at 1910, and the return flight takes off from Chiang Rai at 1940 and arrives in Udon Thani at 2045.