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Thai Vietjet resumes Phuket-Chiang Rai flights, launches promotion on air fare




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The following is a press release from Thai Vietjet on its new promotion “Welcome Back to the Sky” and the resumption of Phuket-Chiang Rai flights.

Thai Vietjet today announced the flight resumption of its domestic cross-regional service between Phuket – Chiang Rai, in response to the increasing travel demand after the government began relaxing travel measures in each province. The airline will resume the service for four (04) round-trip flights a week on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, with the flight duration around 2 hours and 5 minutes, starting from 26 February 2021 onwards. The flight details are as follows:

Flight No. Departure from Phuket Arrival at Chiang Rai Flight No. Departure from Chiang Rai Arrival in Phuket
VZ400 8:15am 10:20am VZ401 10:50am 12:55pm

In addition, the airline also announced the resumption of other domestic cross-regional services including the flight between Hat Yai – Chiang Rai and Chiang Mai – Nakhon Si Thammarat from 19 March 2021 onwards.

Following the service resumption announcement, the airline launched special promotion “Welcome Back to the Sky”, offering special fares from just THB 99 (not inclusive of taxes, fees, surcharges, and add-ons) for Thai Vietjet’s flights between Phuket – Chiang Rai and the flights to/from Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi). The special fares are available for booking from 24 – 28 February 2021, with travel period between 8 March – 30 June 2021 on

As the COVID-19 situation is under control, Thai Vietjet has been adding flight frequency in line with the increasing demand for travel. The airline has also recently introduced its new product on SkyFUN, the ‘TRIP EASY PLUS’ – travel insurance with coverage of COVID-19 starting from THB 180, which provides further convenience and travel confidence to passengers to travel with the highest level of safety during the pandemic. For more information, please visit

The promotional fares are available on, applied to Thai Vietjet’s domestic flights in Thailand from Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi) to Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Phuket, Krabi, Udon Thani, Hat Yai , Khon Kaen, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Ubon Ratchathani and the domestic cross-regional flight Phuket – Chiang Rai. The tickets are also available on all other distribution channels including, mobile app “Vietjet Air”, via Facebook at by clicking “Booking” tab, as well as travel agencies and booking offices. Payment can be easily made with ‘True Money Wallet’ and international debit/credit cards.

Thai Vietjet is committed to providing on time scheduled flights with the highest safety complied with the standards and regulations of the relevant authorities. Thai Vietjet was named the fastest growing low-cost airline in Thailand 2020 by The Global Business Outlook Award. The airline also owns one of the worlds newest and most modern fleet with an average age of only 2.7 years and was awarded the highest ranking for safety with 7 stars by the world’s only safety and product rating website The carrier has been strictly performing aircraft disinfection daily throughout its fleet in compliance with Thai Ministry of Public Health.


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    Toby Andrews

    Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 3:18 pm

    Thai Vietjet might not be the same as Vietjet, however if it is a word of warning here.
    I arrived at Hoe Chi Minh city airport to fly back to Thailand on Vietjet, and there was no flight.
    No alternative flight, and no refund.
    In addition I’d had no warning the day before, or the morning of the flight.
    I had to buy a ticket on AirAsia to fly to Thailand.
    Luckily I bought the Vietjet ticket though
    I have been in touch – they will not pay.
    So much for their statements: Reliable Support. We’re here for you. And: Your one stop travel partner. We’ve your entire trip covered.
    I have all the evidence.
    I will be suing when I visit the UK. I have six years to do it.

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      Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 7:22 pm


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    Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 7:00 pm

    I thought you got no refund from the Thai Airways. Why sue trip com rather than Vietjet?

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      Toby Andrews

      Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 11:00 pm are the agents and are liable for a cancelled flight.
      I never had a flight with Thai airways.

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    Mr cynic

    Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 7:05 pm

    If you paid by credit card get them to chase it up also.

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