Air New Zealand celebrates new Vietnam route with special $599 offer

Air New Zealand’s new non-stop service from Auckland to Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City goes on sale today with special introductory fares available from just $599 one-way.
25 January 2016

The airline will fly three times a week between Auckland and Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Son Nhat International Airport on a seasonal basis from 4 June to 29 October using a Boeing 767-300 aircraft, with the potential to extend the season in subsequent years.

Ho Chi Minh City is Air New Zealand’s 30th international destination and further expands the airline’s Pacific Rim footprint.

To celebrate Vietnam fares going on sale today, Air New Zealand is offering special introductory Economy fares from just $599 one-way and Business Class from $1,999 one-way.

Air New Zealand Chief Sales and Commercial Officer Cam Wallace says, “With a flight time of around 11 hours inbound and 12 hours outbound, this new service is a great option for Kiwi travellers looking to soak up the history and culture of Vietnam.  It’s also the only direct service for those in Vietnam wanting to come and explore New Zealand."

Air New Zealand’s Auckland – Ho Chi Minh City service will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays as follows:

NZ269 Auckland to Ho Chi Minh City

4 Jun - 24 Sep 2016:
Departure time (local) 12:45
Arrival time (local) 19:45
27 Sep - 29 Oct 2016:
Departure time (local) 13:45
Arrival time (local) 19:45

NZ268 Ho Chi Minh City to Auckland

4 Jun - 22 Sep 2016:
Departure time (local) 21:45
Arrival time (local) 13:35 +1
24 Sep - 29 Oct 2016:
Departure time (local) 21:45
Arrival time (local) 14:35 +1

Special introductory fares are available for purchase through until 9 February 2016. See for more details.

Air New Zealand’s new service between Auckland and Ho Chi Minh City is subject to government and regulatory approvals.


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