Vietjet opens three more direct routes linking Vietnam with India

17:31 | 10/02/2020
To meet the rising demand for air travel between Vietnam and India as well as across the region, budget carrier Vietjet has opened three new direct routes connecting Vietnam’s three largest hubs – Danang, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City – with two of India’s largest economic, political, and cultural centres of New Delhi and Mumbai.
vietjet opens three more direct routes linking vietnam with india
As the people’s airline of choice, Vietjet always keeps abreast of the latest travel trends

The Danang-New Delhi and Hanoi-Mumbai routes will commence operations on May 14, 2020 with a frequency of five and three flights per week, respectively.

The Ho Chi Minh City-Mumbai route will operate four weekly flights from May 15, 2020.

“We are excited to continue connecting Vietnamese destinations to the Indian market of over 1.2 billion people after receiving positive feedback regarding our previous two direct flights that linked both Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi with New Delhi,” said Vietjet vice president Nguyen Thanh Son.

“With just over five hours of flight time per leg and a convenient flight schedule throughout the week, Vietjet's newest routes between Vietnam and India will create many more trade and tourism opportunities between the two countries, helping to boost the economies of both countries," he added. "The expansion of Vietjet's flight network into India also reaffirms the airline's ongoing commitment to continuously help flyers save on cost and time."

“Passengers can enjoy flying on our new and modern aircraft and taking transit flights to famous destinations across Southeast Asia, including Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, and many other countries, thanks to Vietjet’s extensive flight network in the Asia-Pacific region,” he added.

vietjet opens three more direct routes linking vietnam with india
Gateway of India, an appealing architectural masterpiece in Mumbai

Travelholics eager to explore colourful destinations in India can now book tickets via all official channels including the airline’s website, the Vietjet Air mobile app and the airline's Facebook page (just click the “Booking” tab).

Alternatively, customers can book by calling the hotline +8419001886 or by going to any official agent or ticket office of Vietjet. Payments can be easily made using Vietjet SkyClub, Visa/MasterCard/AMEX/JCB/KCP/UnionPay cards; or with any ATM card issued by 34 Vietnamese banks and registered with internet banking.

With all three of the new routes launching operations in May 2020, Vietjet will become the operator with the most direct routes between the two countries, offering five direct routes from and to India.

The airline currently operates the Ho Chi Minh City/Hanoi-New Delhi services at a frequency of four and three weekly flights, respectively.

As the people’s airline of choice, Vietjet always keeps up to date with the latest travel trends to introduce new flying opportunities to more and more people at reasonable prices. The new-age carrier has also implemented a programme called "Protect the planet - Fly with Vietjet”,which involves a series of meaningful activities such as “Let's clean up the ocean”, “Take action against plastic waste”, and many more initiatives to help create a green planet for all of humanity and protect the environment for future generations.

vietjet opens three more direct routes linking vietnam with india
Chhatrapati Shivaji Railway Station, a UNESCO-recognised heritage site in Mumbai

In recent years, India has emerged as one of Asia’s most exciting and attractive destinations thanks to numerous and diverse cultural, religious, culinary, and tourism attractions.

Besides the incredible capital of New Delhi, Mumbai – once known as Bombay – serves as one of India's most important financial and economic centres and is an extremely enchanting destination in its own right.

India is also well-known as an ancient and captivating land with many treasures of cultural heritage, colourful festivals, and historic religious sites.

Located in central Vietnam, Danang not only possesses beautiful beaches but also world-famous tourism attractions, such as the Golden Bridge, Ba Na Hills, Dragon Bridge, and much more. The city also serves as a gateway to many of the country’s most famous heritage sites, including the ancient town of Hoi An, the former imperial citadel in Hue city, the world’s biggest cave Son Doong, and many other fascinating destinations.

Meanwhile, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City are Vietnam’s two largest political, financial, economic, and cultural hubs, offering tourists a heady mix of historical sites, cultural activities, incredible shopping options, cosmopolitan dining, as well as amazing street food.

By Dinh Thuy

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