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Vietjet Aviation

About Vietjet Aviation

VietJet Air is a Vietnamese airline that was founded in 2007. It is based in Ho Chi Minh City, also known as Saigon, in the country's south. It is a low-cost air carrier with hubs at both Tan Son Nhat International Airport in the city of Ho Chi Minh and Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi, Vietnam's capital city. It also has smaller operations in Danang in Vietnam, Bangkok in Thailand, Seoul in Korea and Singapore.

Although it was founded in 2007 its first flight was not until 2011 when it flew between Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi. Its first international flight however was only in 2013 to Bangkok. This flight made it the first privately owned Vietnamese airline to travel internationally. In all, its fleet numbers 40 aircraft manufactured by Airbus. Aside from its hubs and focus cities, Kuala Lumpur, Nha Trang and Taipei are some of its more popular destinations. The airline serves more than 30 airports in total.

Online check-in

Online check-in is available on some VietJet Air flights, specifically those leaving from Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi or Da Nang. Passengers can check in online or via mobile for flights departing from those airports as long as they do not require any special assistance and are not travelling with children younger than 2 between 24 hours and 1 hour before their flight is due for take-off. If passengers wish to check in at the airport, they can do so at the company's check-in counters. These counters are open until 50 minutes before the departure of an international flight or 40 minutes before the departure of a domestic flight.

Hand luggage allowance

Passengers are allowed 2 pieces of hand luggage on their VietJet Air flight, as long as the combined weight of these 2 items is no more than 7 kg. The first item can be up to 56 x 36 x 23 cm in size while the second should be a smaller personal item such as a laptop case, handbag or briefcase. All hand luggage must be able to fit either underneath the airplane's seats or in the overhead storage provided. The airline will refuse to carry any hand luggage that does not adhere to these regulations. Musical instruments can also be carried in the cabin subject to additional fees being paid.

Checked baggage allowance

Checked baggage is not included in the ticket price on a VietJet Air flight. Instead, passengers must pay extra if they wish to add a checked luggage allowance to their booking. Passengers can add 15 kg of checked luggage to their booking. This can then be increased in increments of 5 kg. Items of checked luggage can weigh up to 32 kg and be up to 119 x 119 x 81 cm in size. Above these limits, the airline will refuse to carry them. Baby strollers, wheelchairs and other mobility devices will be carried at no cost to the passenger.

Airline Information

  • Airline name: VietJet Air
  • IATA code: VJ
  • Year founded: 2007
  • Headquarters: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Website:

Latest customer reviews on Vietjet Aviation flights

3.4 /5
Total reviews based on: 20
Noibai Airport - Phu Bai ( HAN - HUI )
4.0 /5
Date 2018-05-05 Class Economy

The staff are awful. So rude. Don’t understand how they’ve got their jobs to be honest. But flight was ok and cheap

4.5 /5
2 reviews
Ho Chi Minh City
Nha Trang
Tan Son Nhut - Cam Ranh ( SGN - CXR )
1.0 /5
Date 2018-05-03 City London Age Under 30 Class Economy

Awful experience with Vietjet. They rescheduled our 11.30 flight to 13.10, 2.5hrs before we were due to fly and then further delayed the flight twice. We didn’t board the plane until 17.35 and the only reason we were given for this was ‘late arrival of aircraft’.

2.0 /5
2 reviews
Ho Chi Minh City
Suvarnabhumi Airport - Tan Son Nhut ( BKK - SGN )
4.0 /5
Date 2018-04-29 City England Age 51-70 Class Economy

Good value flight. Efficient, on time and good service all round.

4.0 /5
1 reviews
Incheon Intl - Catbi ( ICN - HPH )
3.0 /5
Date 2018-04-12 City Guyana Age 31-50 Class Economy

You get your money's worth I guess.

3.0 /5
1 reviews
Ho Chi Minh City
Da Nang
Tan Son Nhut - Da Nang ( SGN - DAD )
1.0 /5
Date 2018-03-26 City Uk Age 31-50 Class Economy

Flight moved times twice, instead of strong at my destination at 2000 I arrived at 0001

1.0 /5
1 reviews
Phu Quoc
Phu Quoc - Noibai Airport ( PQC - HAN )
1.0 /5
Kim spin
Date 2018-03-12 Age 31-50 Class Economy

Seriously don?t bother with vietjet as they delayed our flights with no explanations, we had to buy new flights or we would have missed our expensive international connections. Complete waste of money

1.0 /5
1 reviews
Suvarnabhumi Airport - Phuket International Airport ( BKK - HKT )
4.0 /5
Date 2018-03-06 City UK Age Over 70 Class Economy

You frighten travellers into buying expensive baggage and booking fees. These are not true and you should be ashamed.

4.0 /5
1 reviews
Chiang Mai
Suvarnabhumi Airport - Chiang Mai International Airport ( BKK - CNX )
5.0 /5
Date 2018-02-23 City Scotland Age 51-70 Class Economy

all went without a hitch

5.0 /5
1 reviews
Ho Chi Minh City
Singapore Changi Airport - Tan Son Nhut ( SIN - SGN )
3.0 /5
Date 2018-02-02 City UK Age 31-50 Class Economy

Flight delayed both ways

3.0 /5
1 reviews
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