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Encyclopedia > Pacific Airlines
Pacific Airlines
IATA
BL
ICAO
PIC
Callsign
PACIFIC AIRLINES
Founded 1991
Hubs Tân Sơn Nhất International Airport
Fleet size 3
Destinations 5
Parent company SCIC
Headquarters Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Key people Pham Vu Hien (Chairman)
Luong Hoai Nam (CEO)
Website: http://www.pacificairlines.com.vn

Pacific Airlines is a low-cost airline based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. It operates domestic and international services, as well as charter flights. Its main base is Tân Sơn Nhất International Airport, Ho Chi Minh City.[1] Pacific Airlines is soon to be renamed, Jetstar, from 2008[2]. Image File history File links Pacific_Airlines_logo. ... IATA airline designators, sometimes called IATA reservation codes, are two-character codes assigned by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to the worlds airlines in accordance with the provisions of Resolution 762. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with ICAO airline code. ... Most airlines employ a distinctive and internationally recognised call sign that is normally spoken during airband radio transmissions as a prefix to the flight number. ... An airline hub is an airport that an airline uses as a transfer point to get passengers to their intended destination. ... See Tan Son Nhut Air Base for a description of the airfield while operated as a military airfield by the USAF and VNAF. Tân SÆ¡n Nhất International Airport (IATA: SGN, ICAO: VVTS), Vietnams largest international airport in terms of area (800 ha compared with 650 ha... A holding company is a company that owns enough voting stock in another firm to control management and operations by influencing or electing its board of directors. ... “Saigon” redirects here. ... A Cebu Pacific Airbus A319 parked on the apron at Ninoy Aquino International Airport. ... “Saigon” redirects here. ... See Tan Son Nhut Air Base for a description of the airfield while operated as a military airfield by the USAF and VNAF. Tân SÆ¡n Nhất International Airport (IATA: SGN, ICAO: VVTS), Vietnams largest international airport in terms of area (800 ha compared with 650 ha... For the aircraft, see Lockheed JetStar. ...

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History

The airline was established in 1991, started operations in April 1991 and undergone a number of corporate restructurings since then. As result of the recent [July 2007] ownership change, the company is now owned by State Capital Investment Corporation (SCIC) of Vietnam, Saigon Tourist, its CEO Mr. Luong Hoai Nam and Qantas of Australia has a 30% share. Qantas also partially owns/ operates the Jetstar brand in Australia and Singapore. Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... Qantas (Qantas Airways Limited) (IPA: ) is the name and callsign of the national airline of Australia. ... Qantas (Qantas Airways Limited) (IPA: ) is the name and callsign of the national airline of Australia. ... For the aircraft, see Lockheed JetStar. ...


On 13 February 2007, Pacific Airlines changed its business model to become the first Vietnamese lowcost airline operating domestic and regional flights.


Services

Pacific Airlines is the only Vietnamese ticketless airline offering 100% e-ticketing and online credit card payment facility via its website [1], as well as 24/24 7/7 telephone reservation services to customers via its call centers 9.550.550 in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi. For those who don’t have yet credit cards, more than 200 travel agencies throughout Vietnam can offer all flight booking and ticketing services. [citation needed]


Destinations

[citation needed] Pacific Airlines focuses on main domestic routes and international routes from its main base Tân Sơn Nhất International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City. See Tan Son Nhut Air Base for a description of the airfield while operated as a military airfield by the USAF and VNAF. Tân SÆ¡n Nhất International Airport (IATA: SGN, ICAO: VVTS), Vietnams largest international airport in terms of area (800 ha compared with 650 ha... “Saigon” redirects here. ...


Present Destinations

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Future Destinations

Pacific Airlines is planning to launch three new international routes that connect Ho Chi Minh City with: “Saigon” redirects here. ...

Fruit vendor at the Siem Reap market. ... Siem Reap-Angkor International Airport (IATA: REP, ICAO: VDSR) is the second largest airport in Cambodia and is located in Siem Reap, home of Angkor Wat. ... Nickname: Motto: Maju dan makmur (English: Progress and Prosper) Location in Malaysia Coordinates: , Country State Establishment 1857 Granted city status 1974 Government  - Mayor (Datuk Bandar) Datuk Abdul Hakim Borhan From 14 December 2006 Area  - City 243. ... The KLIA Control Tower Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) (IATA: KUL, ICAO: WMKK) is Malaysias main international airport and is situated in Sepang district, in the south of the state of Selangor, about 50 km from the capital city, Kuala Lumpur. ... Singapore Changi International Airport (Chinese: ; pinyin: ) or Changi Airport (IATA: SIN, ICAO: WSSS) is a major aviation hub in Asia, particularly in the Southeast Asian region, and is the main airport in Singapore. ...

Previous Destinations

For the Chinese civilization, see China. ... Chek Lap Kok Airport Traditional Chinese: Simplified Chinese: Hong Kong International Airport (IATA: HKG, ICAO: VHHH) is the main airport in Hong Kong. ... Da Nang (in Vietnamese: Quốc Ngữ Đà Nẵng) is a major port city in the South Central Coast of Vietnam, on the coast of the South China Sea. ... Nickname: Coordinates: , Country Region City seat Xinyi District (信義區) Government  - Mayor Hau Lung-bin (KMT)1 E9 Area  - City 271. ... Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (IATA: TPE, ICAO: RCTP) (Traditional Chinese: or ; Simplified Chinese: ; Tongyong Pinyin: Táiwan Táoyuán Gúojì JichÇŽng, Pinyin: Táiwān Táoyuán Gúojì JÄ«chÇŽng), formerly Chiang Kai-shek International Airport (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ; Tongyong Pinyin: Jhongjhèng... “Saigon” redirects here. ... Nickname: Coordinates: Country Region Southern Taiwan Capital Lingya Dist (苓雅區) Government  - Mayor Chen Chu (陳菊) Area  - City 154 km²  (59. ... Kaohsiung International Airport (Traditional Chinese: ) (IATA: KHH, ICAO: RCKH) is a midsize commercial airport located in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan, Republic of China. ... “Saigon” redirects here. ...

Fleet

The Pacific Airlines fleet consists of the following aircraft (at July 2007): [citation needed] July 2007 is the seventh month of that year. ...

The Boeing 737 is an American short to medium range, single aisle, narrow body jet airliner. ...

External links

  • Pacific Airlines
  • Pacific Airlines Fleet

References

  1. ^ "Directory: World Airlines", Flight International, 2007-04-10, p. 60. 
  2. ^ http://www.flightglobal.com/articles/2007/07/26/215772/qantass-jetstar-mulls-over-very-large-airbus-a320.html

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