Jetstar Resumes Saigon Flights from Melbourne and Sydney

(12 Apr 2022, 11:48 +07)
 Jetstar has resumed flights to one of
Australia’s most popular international holiday destinations,
Vietnam.

The airline has launched thrice weekly flights to
Ho Chi Minh (Saigon) from Melbourne, and two flights per week from
Sydney, operated with Boeing 787-8 aircraft.

The resumption of flights comes after more than
two years of border closures as a result of the ongoing COVID19
pandemic.

Jetstar Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner

“Our services to Ho Chi Minh are once again
proving to be popular in both directions,” said Jetstar Group CEO,
Gareth Evans. “Vietnam was one of the fastest growing holiday
destinations in South-East Asia pre-pandemic, and we have seen
strong bookings since Vietnam reopened its border. Thanks to the
support of the Victorian Government and Melbourne Airport, the
additional flights will see more students travelling from Vietnam
to complete their qualifications in Melbourne, as well as people
travelling to the state to visit loved ones, with Melbourne being
home to a large Vietnamese Australian population. This is the
sixth international destination we have restarted since
international borders re-opened and our crew are really enjoying
helping travellers get back to their favourite international
holiday destinations and reunite families with loves ones.”

Jetstar’s Fly Flexible policy offers customers who
book flights before 30 April 2022 with a ‘fee free’ date change,
for travel until 31 August 2023.

The airline has also extended credit vouchers for
use until at least 31 December 2022, for flights up to the end of
2023.

Headlines:

Ascott Targets 150 lyf Properties with 30,000+ Units by 2030 
Marriott Signs St. Regis Hotel in Goa, India 
BOC Aviation Orders 80 Airbus Aircraft 
Ewan Taylor Appointed GM of Shinta Mani Angkor 
BCD Travel Promotes Two Senior Executives in Asia Pacific 
OYO Hotels Selects SP Square’s Performance Management Platform 
Jetstar Resumes Saigon Flights from Melbourne and Sydney 
Trip Affiliates Network Partners Google Hotels 
Hilton Signs Hotel in Kyoto, Japan 
Sabre Expands Footprint in Japan with Bear Luxe Partnership 
Minor Wins Bid for Corbin & King 
JW Marriott Hotel Opens in Guadalajara, Mexico 
Swire Hotels in Hong Kong Implement Suite of Tech Solutions from Agilysys 
Aerospace Engineering and Digital Innovation Centre Opens in India 
Lauren Crocket Joins Visual Matrix as Director of Client Experience 
Fiji Beat New Zealand to Win Singapore Sevens 2022 
Capital A Partners Google Cloud for airasia Super App Development 
China Airlines Upgrades Inflight Entertainment with e-Library Service 
Malaysia Airlines Expands Partnership with Amadeus 
Qantas to Launch Flights from Sydney to India and South Korea; Codeshare with IndiGo 
Smiths Detection Takes on Money Laundering with iCMORE Currency Algorithm 
SAS Appoints Ann-Sofie Hörlin as Head of Sustainability 
45 Park Lane Appoints Elliott Grover as Executive Chef 
Saab Receives Regulatory Approval to Supply UK’s Armed Forces with Digital Tower Technology 
AirAsia X to Expand Network with Flights to South Korea and India 
Cebu Pacific Changes Checked Baggage Policy 
Recovery in Air Travel Gathering Steam; APAC Airlines Report 144.4% Increase in Traffic 
Four Seasons Singapore Appoints Tobias Emmer as Hotel Manager 
Emirates to Resume Flights to Bali, London Stansted, Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires 
Accor Signs Distribution Agreement with Traveloka 
Global Air Cargo Growth Continues in February 
Etihad Guest Joins Miles on the Go at Abu Dhabi Int. Airport 
Centara Rebrands 526-Room Hotel in Chiang Mai, Thailand 
eRoam Travel Technology Becomes Sabre’s Gold-Level Developer Partner 
Emirates to Launch Double Daily A380 Flights to Mauritius 
Honeywell Expands MRO Services in Malaysia 
Eurowings Takes Delivery of First A320neo with Airspace Cabin 
Lobo Leasing Signs LOI for 15 Nuuva V300 hVTOL Aircraft from Pipistrel 
SAS Starts Recruitment Process for New CCO and CFO 
Brazilian Army Orders Four Saber M60 Radars 
Fancy Sleeping at Old Trafford the Night Before Manchester United Play Chelsea in EPL? 
Hilton Signs First Waldorf Astoria Hotel in Australia 
Chiva-Som’s Wellness Resort in Qatar Celebrates Grand Opening 
Sterling Holiday Resorts Appoints Vikram Lalvani as MD and CEO 
ALC Confirms Order for 32 Boeing 737 Aircraft 
British Airways Resumes International Short-Haul Flights from London Gatwick 
Justin Koslowsky Appointed Exec Chef of Chemin à la Mer in New Orleans 
Sikorsky, Boeing Expand Team Defiant with Six New Suppliers 
Two Resorts in Bali Join Cross Collection 
Emirates Expands Use of Mobile Check-In Ports at DXB 
Qantas Launches Flights Between Darwin and Dili, Timor-Leste 
Airport Authority Hong Kong Becomes Sole Shareholder of AsiaWorld-Expo 
Cebu Pacific Operating 96% of Pre-Pandemic Domestic Capacity 
ASL Aviation Holdings Orders Ten 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters 
VistaJet Takes Delivery of 10th Global 7500 
Air France to Operate 90% of Pre-COVID19 Capacity in Summer 2022 
Outrigger Takes Over Luxury Resort in Maldives 
Etihad Airways Adds First A350-1000 to Fleet 
Accor Expands Portfolio in Australia via Major Deal with Salter Brothers 
Tickets for HSBC Singapore Rugby Sevens On Sale From 3 April 
Marriott Unveils Major Expansion Plans for Vietnam 
Thomas Cook India Expands Presence in Punjab with New Gold Circle Partner Outlet 
British Airways Resumes Flights Between Singapore and Sydney 
Ovolo Appoints Dave Baswal as Chief Executive Officer 
Cathay Pacific Partners PolyU for Relaunch of Cadet Pilot Training Programme 
A380 Test Aircraft Performs First Flight Powered by 100% SAF 
Stephanie Pope Appointed President and CEO of Boeing Global Services 
AirAsia to Fast Track Outstanding Refund Requests 
Shelley Perkins Returns to Accor as SVP Talent and Culture – Pacific 
British Airways Takes Delivery of First Batch of SAF Produced in UK 
Qantas Expands Domestic Network with New Routes 
Rolls-Royce to Use SAF from Air bp to Test Engines 
Qantas to Launch Flights from Melbourne to Dallas Fort Worth; Increases MEL-LAX 
China Airlines’ First A321neo Enters Service 
IATA Changes Host Country of 78th AGM and World Air Transport Summit 
WHO to Establish Global Centre for Traditional Medicine in Gujarat, India 
HKIA Begins Flight Checks on Third Runway 
Delta Takes Delivery of First Airbus A321neo 
Four Seasons Hotel Seattle Appoints Brian Doherty as Executive Chef 
Boeing and Airbus Helicopters to Work Together on Germany’s H-47 Chinook 
Malaysia Airlines to Increase Flights to Australia, Thailand and UK; Resume India Services 
Melia Chiang Mai to Celebrate Grand Opening on 10 April 
Hilton Opens 50th Garden Inn Hotel in Asia Pacific 
MTCO Appoints Suvimol Thanasarakij as Executive Director 
Finnair to Operate 300+ Flights Per Day in Summer 2022 
American Airlines and JetBlue Offer FFP Members New Perks 
Michelle McKinney Frymire Appointed to US Travel and Tourism Advisory Board 
OPV Trials Prepare Airbus VSR700 for at Sea Campaign with DGA and French Navy 
Emirates to Launch Double Daily A380 Flights to Melbourne, Australia 
JW Marriott to Enter Luxury Safari Market in Masai Mara, Africa 
Sepang in Talks to Extend MotoGP Contract Until 2026 as Petronas Becomes Title Sponsor 
Air New Zealand to Launch Flights to New York in September 
Simon Song Returns to Four Seasons as Director of F&B and Culinary Operations in Tianjin 
Textron to Acquire Electric Aircraft Company, Pipistrel 
Qatar Airways Privilege Club Adopts Avios as Rewards Currency 
Smiths Detection to Supply TSA with 47 CTX Explosive Detection Systems 
Travel Industry Interview with Kurt Ekert, President of Sabre 
Marriott Signs First Executive Apartments in Australia 
CWT Appoints Richard Saunders as VP Global Partners Network 
Air Canada Orders 26 Airbus A321XLR Aircraft 
Mandarin Oriental to Take Over Historic Hotel in Cairo, Egypt 
AirAsia Aviation Group Names Board of Directors 
Dassault Confirms Dates of Falcon Maintenance & Operations Seminars in 2022 
IATA Establishes Industry Standard for Calculating Aviation’s Carbon Emissions 
Marriott to Open Seven Fairfield Hotels in Japan This Year 
Nichlas Maratos Joins Dusit as Vice President Commercial 
Artotel Chosen to Manage Batuangus 369 in Bitung, North Sulawesi 
Cebu Pacific’s A330neos Feature Enhanced Cockpit Comms from SITA and Inmarsat 
Yotel to Open 237-Room Hotel in Geneva, Switzerland 
HD Videos and Interviews 
Podcasts from HD Video Interviews 
RSS Feed – Travel Industry News 
Ticker – Travel Industry News 
Travel Industry News Archives 
Travel Trade Shows 
High-Res Picture Galleries 
Travel News Asia – Latest Travel Industry News 

Source link

Leave a Comment