As before, local people and tourists in Can Tho wishing to travel Thailand by air must spend hours reaching Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City by road to catch flights from Ho Chi Minh to Bangkok. Now, with the opening of direct Can Tho - Bangkok route, locals and tourists can save time and travel expense to visit Thailand. Can Tho - Bangkok flights are operated in the coordination of Can Tho municipal People's Committee, Thailand Administration of tourism, Thai VietJet Air, and a travel agent. It is estimated that in 21 July 2015, the first round-trip Can Tho - Bangkok flight will be conducted by Airbus A320 with 180 seats, and the airfare is 2,6990,000 VND/turn.
Along with Can Tho - Dalat route with 02 flights/day operated in May 2015, flights from Can Tho to Bangkok will contribute to strengthen the development of tourism in Can Tho in particular and in Mekong River Delta Vietnam in general. As being one one attractive destinations in Vietnam with a featured waterway culture, Can Tho is not just dubbed the capital of Southwest Vietnam, but also plays its role in connecting famous tourist attractions in Mekong River Delta such as Tien Giang, Vinh Long, Dong Thap, An Giang, Kien Giang, and Ca Mau... Thereby, this is a chance for Can Tho to promulgate the image of the Southwestern part of Vietnam to Thailand tourists. Simultaneously, the route helps tourists in Mekong River Delta have chances to explore the "land of smile" - Thailand.
The cooperation of developing the trial Can Tho - Bangkok flights will help Can Tho International Airport gradually become one of the most important international airports in Vietnam. At present, Can Tho International Airport is serving regularly domestic flights to Hanoi, Da Nang, Phu Quoc, Dalat, and Con Dao, along with some international flights to Taipei, Taichung, and Kaohsiung on Vietnamese Tet Holiday. The CEO of Thai VietJet Air said that at present, VietJet Air operates 05 flights from Thailand to Vietnam, including 03 flights to Ho Chi Minh City, and 02 flights to Hanoi, while Thai VietJet Air operates direct flights from Bangkok to Hue, Da Nang. In the time coming, there will be flights from Bangkok to Haiphong. On the occasion of opening Can Tho - Bangkok route, other relevant unit announce to launch tour promotions. Tourists purchasing 5-day tour package Can Tho - Bangkok - Pattaya registering before 15 July will receive discount. In this tour, Thailand National Administration of Tourism will support tickets to watch traditional martial of Muay Thai.
|Suvarnabhumi Airport, Bangkok (BKK) - Thailand|
|Vietnam Airlines -> 156 USD||Thai Airways -> 758 USD||Malaysia Airline -> 316 USD||Vietjet Air -> 192 USD|
|Hahn Air -> 196 USD|