On Tuesday, August 31, Jetstar Pacific, the low-cost domestic airline, will slash prices for flights departing from September 7 to October 27.
Tickets from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City will cost VND615,000. Flights from HCMC to Hai Phong will sell for VND600,000. Rates from Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City to Da Nang will drop to a mere VND315,000 (US$16), according to the program that will last until 5 p.m. Tuesday.
The prices reflect as much as a 25 percent markdown in normal costs.
The tickets will be sold on the Internet at www.jetstar.com using credit cards.
The cheaper tickets are being sold as part of a celebration of Hanoi's millennial anniversary in October and to stimulate air travel in the low season.
Jetstar sold nearly 6,000 cheap tickets on August 20.