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VietJetAir enters Viet Nam aviation market

(Hanoi & Ho Chi Minh City, December 2, 2011) – VietJet Aviation Joint Stock Company today launches national commercial activities and introduces itself to the public as a low-cost carrier (LCC). A launch ceremony held in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, which marks VietJetAir’s official entry into the Vietnam aviation market, was attended many distinguished guests, municipal authorities, leaders of the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam, partners, and clients.
With the slogan “Save more, fly more”, VietJetAir aims to develop the Vietnam aviation market and make air transport accessible to all Vietnamese and foreign tourists through affordably-priced, high-quality, and safe aviation services and products.
The national commercial launch also marks the opening of VietJetAir’s booking offices and travel agents for selling tickets nationwide. The budget carrier’s website www.vietjetair.com and CallCenter 19001886 are also launched on the occasion to offer a comprehensive ticket-booking network to clients.
Besides 120 authorized collection points located at HDbank’s transaction network, VietJetAir will introduce more collection points at local and international banks as well as provide payment services via ATM networks and internet banking in the near future.
The low-cost model has recently become popular with many airlines around the world. As one of the pioneers of this model in Vietnam, VietJetAir targets to bring flying experiences to all Vietnamese, even low-income earners, thanks to affordable and flexibly priced tickets.
VietJetAir Deputy General Director Nguyen Duc Tam says: “As a low-cost carrier, VietJetAir will operate new Airbus A320 aircraft to save energy and reduce operation and maintenance costs. We will also maximize the aircraft’s usage efficiency by putting all 180 seats into operation. Especially, passengers on our first Airbus A320 flights will have the chance to experience new leather-covered seats, which are expected to help them enjoy their time aboard VietJetAir.”
The operation of new and renowned aircraft will be the key to VietJetAir’s future success as they will minimize technical problems that can cause unexpected flight delays, according to Mr Tam.
Initially, VietJetAir will operate 4 flights between Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi per day. The number will be increased to 14 in early 2012.
 
 
About VietJetAir:
 
VietJetAir is the first private carrier in Vietnam licensed to fly domestic and international routes. It operates as a low-cost carrier with new Airbus A320 aircraft and professional and friendly crews. The company’s motto is to provide Vietnamese and tourists to Vietnam flexibly-priced and affordable air tickets, thus stimulating the development of business, travel, and investment in the country. VietJetAir will begin Ho Chi Minh City-Danang flights in early 2012 with flights to other destinations in Vietnam and Southeast Asia to be launched in the middle of 2012.
 
 
For more information, please contact:
Kieu Duong (Ms)                            
Tel (848) 3547 1866 / 0932 775 066
 

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Passengers from 12 to 14 years are considered adults and can travel alone, if you travel alone, apart from the necessary paperwork to travel as required, shall contain a guarantee of legal representative indemnity for VIETJET AIR

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Children:

Passengers from 2 to under 12 years old (as of the date of departure) is called the child, the child seat must be purchased separately and adult fares. A (01) adults are taking the same (01) children.

When filling in at the airport, children need a birth certificate or passport (for international travel). VIETJET may refuse transportation to the lack of documentation on the case.

Passengers from 12 to 14 years are considered adults and can travel alone, if you travel alone, apart from the necessary paperwork to travel as required, shall contain a guarantee of legal representative indemnity for VIETJET AIR

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Infant:

Passengers under 2 years old (as of the date of departure) is called a baby, your baby will not have to buy a ticket and sit in an adult's lap. A (01) adults are taking the same (01) baby.

When filling in at the airport, babies need to have a birth certificate or passport (for international travel). VIETJET may refuse transportation to the lack of documentation on the case.

All children must be accompanied by father / mother or guardian aged 15 and up

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1. Wheelchair service:
a. Wheelchair service is a service offered to disabled or medical passengers with reduced mobility, including:
- Passengers requiring wheelchair for ramp (WCHR) are passengers who can ascend/ descend steps and make own way to/from cabin seat, but requiring assistance for distance to/from aircraft across ramp
- Passengers requiring wheelchair for step (WCHS) are passengers who can not ascend/ descend steps, but are able to make own way to/from cabin seat, requiring assistance for distance to/from aircraft across ramp and up/down steps
- Passengers requiring wheelchair for cabin (WCHC) are passengers who completely immobile, requiring assistance to/from aircraft, up/down steps and to/from cabin seat

b. Conditions of acceptance:
- Requests must be made at least 48 hours before departure time via VietJet Ticketing office or Call center.
- Passenger’s health are well enough to make the flight. In case of illness, passengers must complete medical clearance to ensure healthy enough to make the flight (as Passengers required for medical clearance before departure).
- The maximum number of passengers requiring wheelchair on each flight is limited depend on individual service.
- Passengers requiring wheelchair for step(WCHS): be accepted when travel with accompanied passenger, who is from 18 years of age or older, healthy enough to assist WCHS passengers up/down steps and on board; each accompanied passenger is accepted to travel with only 01 WCHS.
- Passengers requiring wheelchair for cabin (WCHC): We do not provide wheelchair equipment on board; If passengers agree with the condition: we accept for carriage as WCHS.

2. Service for Blind passengers (BLND):
a. Service for Blind passengers is a service offered to passengers, who lost the ability to sense the visual partly or completely, and need special supports.

b. Conditions of acceptance:
- For accompanied BLND passenger: We accept for carriage of accompanied blind passenger as normal passenger; accompanied passenger is required from 18 years of age or older, healthy enough to assist BLND passengers; Each accompanied passenger is accepted to travel with 02 BLND.
- For unaccompanied BLND passenger: 
• Requests must be made at least 48 hours before departure time via VietJet Ticketing office or Call center.
• BLND passengers who are able to self-service in all itinerary is accepted carriage.
• BLND passengers must have assistance from relatives at departure and arrival terminal.

3. Service for Deaf passengers (DEAF):
a. Service for deaf passengers is a service offered to passengers, who lost the ability to sense the visual partly or completely, and need special supports.

b. Conditions of acceptance:
- For accompanied DEAF passengers: We accept for carriage of accompanied deaf passenger as normal passenger; accompanied passenger is required from 18 years of age or older, healthy enough to assist DEAF passengers.
- For unaccompanied DEAF passengers: 
• Requests must be made at least 48 hours before departure time via VietJet Ticketing office or Call center.
• DEAF passengers who are able to self-service in all itinerary is accepted carriage

4. Extra seat service (EXST):
a. Extra seat service is a service offered to passengers, who are oversized, require 2 adjacent seats on board in the same flight; or the service offered to passengers requiring 2 adjacent seats for more convenient.

b. Conditions of acceptance:
- Please contact with our ticketing offices, agents, Call center for EXST requirement.
- Application fare as passenger book 1 more ticket at the time of booking service.

5. Pregnant women (PREG):
Pregnant women are required to inform us at the check-in counter and satisfied conditions below:
a. Pregnant women are required to sign the waiver of responsibility form.

b. Pregnant women over 27 weeks – 32 weeks:
- Passengers present maternity certificate form satisfy conditions following:
• The certificate is confirmed by maternity doctor.
• The certificate must not be more than 7 days old from the date of travel
• Health diagnosis of pregnant and fetus are good enough to make the flight. In case Health diagnosis of pregnant and fetus are not good enough to take the flight, are required to complete medical clearance (as Passengers required for medical clearance before departure)

c. Pregnant women over 32 weeks: We refuse carriage.

d. Pregnant with twin or more children; or being pregnant by artificial insemination; or fetal evolution is abnormal: are required to complete medical clearance (as Passengers required for medical clearance before departure)

6. Passengers required for medical clearance before departure:
a. Passengers required for medical clearance before departure is a passenger who has at least one of the criteria below: 
- Passengers who are unable to care for themselves during the flight due to mental problems
- The injured passengers, illness or health condition can cause seriously impact to the other passengers on the flight.
- Pregnant passengers, include: Pregnant with twin or more children; or being pregnant by artificial insemination; or fetal evolution is abnormal.
- Infants with unusual health status or prematurely born children
- Passengers who might have their medical condition aggravated during the flight: lung diseases, ear or nose diseases, newly broken bone, newly surgery, newly being pregnant by artificial insemination, serious allergy, etc.
- Passengers with contagious disease: chicken pox, pulmonary tuberculosis, measles, parotitis, etc

b. Conditions of acceptance: 
- Conditions of accompanied passengers:
Being able to move and care for himself during the flight, accept carriage without accompanied passengers
Being unable to move and care for himself/herself during the flight: accept carriage when travel with accompanied passengers, who is from 18 years of age or older, healthy enough to assist passengers; each accompanied passenger is accepted to travel with only 01 passenger required for medical clearance before departure.
- Condition of health examination: passengers are required to complete health certificate with condition following:
• Health certificate from medical centers following:
 In Vietnam: General and specialized hospitals at central, provincial, city, district or equivalents; private and international hospitals; international general clinic.
 In other countries: Medical central with legal status licensed by authorized authority to operate in local countries.
• Health certificate according to our form Health certificate
• The date of diagnosis must not be more than 7 days from the date of travel
• Refusing carriage:
 Prognosis will get worse for the anticipated trip and/or 
 Passengers’ medical might offensive to other passengers.
• Pregnant women are required to sign the waiver of responsibility form.

7. Infants; Children; unaccompanied minors; young passengers traveling alone:
a. Infants (INF): 
- Infants are passengers who aged under 02 years on the date of departure.
- Conditions of acceptance:
• Infants with usual health status. In case of Infants with unusual health status or prematurely born children are require for medical clearance (as Passengers required for medical clearance before departure)
• We refuse carriage INF under 14.
• INF are required traveling with accompanies, who is from 18 years of age or older, is not passenger requiring special assistance as WCH; BLND; DEAF; Passengers required for medical clearance before departure.
• Each adult traveling with 01 INF and INF sists on an adult’s lap.
• The maximum number of INF on each flight depend on individual aircraft.

b. Children (CHD):
- Children are passengers who aged from 02 years to under 12 years on the date of departure.
- Conditions of acceptance: 
• CHD are required traveling with accompanies, who is from 18 years of age or older, is not passenger requiring special.
• An adult travel with maximum: 1 INF and 1 CHD under 6 years old; or 02 CHD under 6 years old; CHD from 6 or older: no limitation.

c. Unaccompanied minors (UM):
- Unaccompanied minors, who aged from 02 years to under 12 years on the date of departure, traveling alone.
- We do not provide UM service.

d. Young passengers traveling alone (YPTA):
- YPTA are passengers, who aged from 12 years to under 14 years on the date of departure, traveling alone.
- Conditions of acceptance:
• Accept carriage YPTA only on domestic flights.
• Requests must be made at least 48 hours before departure time via VietJet Ticketing offices and Call center.
• YPTA are accepted carriage provide Parents/ Guardian complete the Registration for young passenger travel alone form and sign the waiver of responsibility form.
• YPTA are required to have someone to take/ pick up at departure and arrival terminal

8. Baby bassinet on board service; Stretcher service; Oxygen service: We do not provide these services.

9. Elderly passengers:
- Elderly passengers who are 60 years old or older.
- In case of elderly passengers require special assistance, apply correspondence conditions of acceptance.

Contributed – to – Revolution passengers, disabled passengers, elderly passengers, pregnant women and passengers travel with infant are served with priority at Vietjet ticketing offices, airport and onboard.

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