Vietjet Air launches third direct route connecting Hanoi and Japan

By Quynh Chi - Jan 11, 2019 | 05:50 PM GMT+7

TheLEADERThe Hanoi – Tokyo route will operate daily return flights between Noi Bai and Narita international airports with a flight time of around six hours per leg on a new and modern aircraft.

Vietjet Air launches third direct route connecting Hanoi and Japan
The ribbon cutting ceremony to mark Tokyo - Hanoi route’s opening.

This is Vietjet’s third direct route between Vietnam and Japan, not only meeting the increased demand for air travel but also contributing to the development of tourism, trading and cultural exchanges between the two countries.

The third direct route from Vietnam to Japan follows the opening of Hanoi - Osaka and Ho Chi Minh City - Osaka routes. The launch of this new route brings a new travel option for people and travelers from Tokyo, and the Kanto region in general, to Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam, from where they have easy access to many more of the World’s famous destinations in Vietnam such as Sapa, Ha Long Bay, Trang An, and Son Doong cave. 

The two countries’ people and international tourists can also effortlessly transit to other ASEAN countries or destinations across the North Asia region with Vietjet’s comprehensive and constantly expanding flight network. 

"With outstanding service quality, new fleet, dedicated and friendly cabin crew, delicious and hot inflight meals together with amazing ticket fares and exciting in-flight entertainments, Vietjet will offer its passengers with wonderful flying experiences,” said Vietjet Vice President Do Xuan Quang. 

To celebrate the opening of the Hanoi - Tokyo route, Vietjet is offering one million super-saving tickets priced only from $0 (excluding taxes, fees) all day long on January 9, 10 and 11, 2019 at These promotional tickets are applied to all routes connecting Vietnam and Japan, including Hanoi - Osaka (Kansai), Ho Chi Minh City - Osaka (Kansai), and Hanoi - Tokyo. The flight period applied for all promotional tickets is from February 14, 2019, to December 31, 2019.

With a network comprising 39 domestic routes and 66 international routes, Vietjet operates safe flights with a technical reliability rate of 99.66 per cent, the highest rate in the Asia Pacific region.

Currently, Vietjet operates 60 A320, A321 aircraft with more than 385 flights daily, carrying more than 65 million passengers to date, with 105 routes covering destinations across Vietnam and international destinations such as Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, mainland China, Thailand, Myanmar, Malaysia, and Cambodia. 

The airline has plans to expand its flight network across the Asia-Pacific region and has signed contracts to buy new-generation aircraft from the world’s leading global plane manufacturers.