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July 11, 2019

VietJet Air announces the launch of two new routes (Narita to Ho Chi Minh City and Haneda to Danang), celebrating with a kagamiwari sake barrel-breaking ceremony. Toshihiro Nikai (far left), chairman of the Japan-Vietnam Parliamentary Friendship League and secretary-general of the Liberal Democratic Party, breaks open a barrel with (from second from left) Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc; Nguyen Thanh Hung, vice chairman of VietJet's board of directors; Isao Iijima, special adviser to the Cabinet; and Satsuki Katayama, minister of state for regional revitalization, at New Otani Hotel on July 1. |    YOSHIAKI MIURA
VietJet Air announces the launch of two new routes (Narita to Ho Chi Minh City and Haneda to Danang), celebrating with a kagamiwari sake barrel-breaking ceremony. Toshihiro Nikai (far left), chairman of the Japan-Vietnam Parliamentary Friendship League and secretary-general of the Liberal Democratic Party, breaks open a barrel with (from second from left) Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc; Nguyen Thanh Hung, vice chairman of VietJet’s board of directors; Isao Iijima, special adviser to the Cabinet; and Satsuki Katayama, minister of state for regional revitalization, at New Otani Hotel on July 1. | YOSHIAKI MIURA