Bamboo Airways officially opens three routes to Korea under the witness of the Prime Minister of Vietnam and Deputy Prime Minister of South Korea

28th November 2019 - 8:12

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Within the framework of the Vietnam-Korea Business Forum held in Seoul on November 28, Bamboo Airways officially opens three regular routes from Da Nang, Cam Ranh, Hanoi to Seoul under the witness of the Prime Minister of Vietnam Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Deputy Prime Minister of South Korea Nam Hong Ki.

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc leads Vietnam’ high-ranking delegation to the Vietnam-South Korea Business Forum

Accordingly, Bamboo Airways officially opens 03 direct flights to South Korea, including: Da Nang – Incheon (has been in operation since October 17, 2019), Cam Ranh – Incheon (has been in operation since 15/11/2019) and Hanoi – Incheon (expected to be exploited from 12/2020).

“These are the first international routes operated by Bamboo Airways, forming the basis for the realization of the plan to expand the international flight network and conquer the foreign market in the coming time”, said Mr. Dang Tat Thang – Standing Vice Chairman of Bamboo Airways. The airline also expects that the success of these routes will open up the prospects for new non-stop routes, connecting other provinces of Vietnam and South Korea in the future.

Mr. John Park, founder and CEO of PAA Group, General Agent of Bamboo Airways in Korea, said that PAA was very pleased to be working with Bamboo Airways – the first private airline toward 5-star standard service in Vietnam to open routes connecting Vietnam – Korea. PAA Group hoped these routes would contribute to meet the travel needs of the two countries’ tourists and strongly promote trade, investment and tourism activities between Vietnam and Korea. At the same time, PAA hoped that Bamboo Airways would quickly expand and cover direct flights to other Korea’s cities.

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (second from the left) and Deputy Prime Minister of South Korea Nam Hong Ki (first from the left) witnessed the opening of three international routes to Korea of Bamboo Airways

Regular routes from/to Korea are operated by Bamboo Airways with A321neo – the most modern and safe aircraft of the A320 family – Airbus’ best-selling narrow body aircraft in the world. Bamboo Airways is committed to providing passengers with the 5-star standard service experience, from check-in to check-out at the airport.

In addition, in December 2019, Bamboo Airways will welcome more wide-body aircrafts Boeing 787–9 Dreamliner to join the airline’s fleet. This is a modern wide-body aircraft, fuel efficient and suitable with international routes that the airline is and will operate in the near future.

Bamboo Airways currently operates 30 domestic and international routes to Korea, Japan and China. In November 2019, Bamboo Airways opened three new routes Hanoi – Chu Lai, Ho Chi Minh City – Dong Hoi, Cam Ranh – Incheon and is expected to open more international routes connecting Vietnam and Taiwan (China) in December.

Bamboo Airways’ fleet is expected to be upgraded to 30 aircrafts in the first quarter of 2020, mainly of modern Airbus A321neo, A320neo and Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, serving passengers’ travel needs for domestic and international routes.

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