Vietjet Air Company Profile
VietJet Air or Vietjet, is an international low-cost airline from Vietnam and was the first privately owned new-age airline to be established in Vietnam, being granted its initial approval to operate by the Vietnamese Minister of Finance in November 2007. Vietjet Air become the the second private airline to offer domestic service in Vietnam, as well as the fifth airline overall to offer civil domestic flights As of its launch in December 2011 and owned by Sovico Holdings, HDBank, other organisational investors and individual stakeholders.
VietJet Air's first flight was operated on 25 December 2011, flying from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi and was carried 10 millionth passenger in December 2014 and the 25 millionth passenger on December 5, 2015.
VietJetAir has been honored with prestigious prizes in Vietnam and in the world. At the “Budgies & Travel Awards”, held in London, VietJetAir, along with SpiceJet (India), EasyJet (England), Southwest (USA) and AirAsia X( Malaysia), was shortlisted in the category for “Top 5 Best New Route Launch. VietJetAir has also awarded as “The Airline with Cultural Creative and Entertainment in-flight Programs” by the Asian Record Organization and earned a “Golden Star Award for Quality” from Business Initiative Directions (B.I.D), Switzerland. Furthermore, the airline earned Merit of Distinction by Ministry of Transport of Vietnam in two year continously, Vietnam National Administration of Tourism & Vietnam Tourism Association and was declared “the most friendly transportation and best promotion Airline in Vietnam” by Spend & Use Advisory Magazine.