This post was written in part by Newsroom AirAsia.
With its first flight departing from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and arriving in Can Tho, Vietnam on the 8th of April, AirAsia has made history as being the first international flight to touchdown in Mekong Delta’s largest city.
This inaugural flight also officiates Can Tho as AirAsia’s sixth destination in Vietnam, following the announcement of new services between Bangkok and Can Tho set to commence in May 2019.
“We are excited to welcome the first-ever international flight to Can Tho today. The Mekong Delta has tremendous potential with some 8.5 million visitors choosing to come here in 2018, “said Ms. Laddawan Meesupwatana, Group Head of Product, Indochina Market.
“This new flight will help to connect the Mekong Delta with ASEAN, and at the same time bring visitors to explore the beauty of Can Tho, such as the floating markets, pottery villages and picturesque canals.”
Besides Can Tho, AirAsia Malaysia connects guests from Kuala Lumpur to Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang, Hanoi, Nha Trang and Phu Quoc, also from Penang to Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi, as well as from Johor Bahru to Ho Chi Minh City.
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