Vietjet announces direct route from Vietnam to India

Monday, 2018-03-05 17:05:35
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Nguyen Thanh Hung, Vietjet’s Vice Chairman, delivers his speech announcing Vietjet’s direct route connecting Vietnam and India at the India-Vietnam Business Forum in New Delhi, March 2.
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NDO – Budget carrier Vietjet has announced a plan to open a direct route connecting Vietnam and India in order to serve the travel demands of the two peoples and contribute to integration and trade throughout the region.

The announcement was made at the India-Vietnam Business Forum in New Delhi on March 2 with the presence of Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang and senior leaders from the host nation.

The event aimed to mark the 45th anniversary of the Vietnam-India diplomatic relationship and the 10th anniversary of a strategic partnership between the two countries.

The first route is planned to connect Ho Chi Minh City with New Delhi with an initial four flights per week.

As a new-age airline, Vietjet is following a plan to open new routes, add more aircraft, invest in modern technology, and offer more add-on products and services to serve customers.

Currently, it boasts a fleet of 55 aircraft, including A320s and A321s, and operates 385 flights every day. The airline has carried more than 55 million passengers on a network of 82 routes in Vietnam and to international destinations across the region.

Senior leaders of Vietnam and India witness the drum ceremony to announce Vietjet’s new route from Vietnam to India in New Delhi, March 2.