AirAsia starts Penang to Ho Chi Minh City Flights – AirAsia, the world’s best low-cost airline for seven consecutive years, is introducing direct flights from its international hub in Penang to the capital city of Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City, strengthening the airline’s inter-Asean connectivity.
The Penang – Ho Chi Minh City route has a weekly frequency of 4 times and is available for booking from 3rd November 2015 and is scheduled to commence operations on 25th January 2016.
Guests can also book their seats via AirAsia’s mobile app on iPhone and Android devices, as well as the mobile site mobile.airasia.com. BIG members also will be able to redeem their flights for Penang – Ho Chi Minh City route at airasiabig.com.
Spencer Lee, Head of Commercial for AirAsia Berhad said, “We strive to continue bringing Malaysia closer to our neighbouring cities by connecting more dots within Asean region. Penang is one of our important hubs, and we recognise its great tourism potential and this new direct flight from Penang to Ho Chi Minh City signify our commitment in establishing enhanced connectivity for the people from both cities.”
AirAsia also flies direct to Ho Chi Minh City from Kuala Lumpur with 5 times daily flights and 3 times weekly from Johor Bahru.
Ho Chi Minh City, also commonly referred to as Saigon, is known for its deep rooted war history. Visit The War Remnants museum, which acts as a reminder to the world of both the first and second IndoChina War that took place there; or walk through the Cu Chi tunnels to get a brief glimpse into war life under ground. Then later, sample local eats and buy souvenirs to take home at Ben Thanh market, the largest marketplace in Ho Chi Minh. Story on AirAsia starts Penang to Ho Chi Minh City Flights.