Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Official grand opening of international Phu Quoc-Singapore routes

2/11, in Phu Quoc International Airport, Phu Quoc Island (Kien Giang), the People's Committee of Kien Giang province in collaboration with the Vietnam Aviation Company and Vinpearl Joint Stock Company organized Grand opening of Phu Quoc international Airport-Singapore route.

International flight of Phu Quoc-Singapore has frequency of 2 flights / week by A321 to serve tourists. This is the 2nd international flight to Phu Quoc after Phu Quoc – Russia which is put into operation in mid-March 2/2014.

According to the General Aviation Company in Vietnam, to increase frequency of international flights of Phu Quoc-Singapore based on market conditions and effective exploitation of Vietnam Airlines.

This additional international routes not only meet travel needs of the people, investors, businesses, tourists travel pearl island, but also contribute to promote and introduce Phu Quoc island to  Singaporean and other countries of the world.

This is also a favorable condition to add Phu Quoc a new momentum in the strategic development of economic society, especially to promote trade promotion, investment attraction and tourism acceleration.

Phu Quoc International Airport inaugurated and put into construction in May 12/2012, with frequency increase of passenger numbers of this year through the port is higher than last year.

2013, Phu Quoc International Airport serves nearly 700,000 passengers, an increase of 39% over 2012, of which foreigners accounted for about 37%.

In the first 10 months of this year, the port serves more than 800,000 passengers, an increase of 53% over the same period. Estimated 2014, Phu Quoc International Airport serves approximately 1 million passengers.

Expected in mid-May 12/2014, Phu Quoc International Airport continues to launch 3rd international flights of Phu Quoc-Siem Reap (Cambodia).