Vietjet has officially launched four more services linking top
destinations of India and Vietnam including Mumbai – Ho Chi Minh City/Hanoi routes and New
Delhi/Mumbai – Phu Quoc services.
The new routes’ launch ceremony was held in Mumbai during the visit of Ho Chi Minh City’s
leaders to Mumbai as India and Vietnam mark their 50 th Anniversary of diplomatic relations. The
ceremony witnessed the presence of Phan Thi Thang, Vice Chairwoman of People’s Committee
of Ho Chi Minh City, representatives of Consulate General of Vietnam in Mumbai along with
The Mumbai – Phu Quoc route will operate four weekly flights on every Monday, Wednesday,
Friday and Sunday, starting September 9, 2022. The services between New Delhi and Phu Quoc
will also commence on September 9, 2022 with three weekly flights on Wednesday, Friday and
Sunday. The Ho Chi Minh City/Hanoi – Mumbai routes started operation in early June, 2022.
The two countries’ two first direct services connecting New Delhi with Ho Chi Minh City/Hanoi
resumed operation earlier this year in April with the frequency of three to four flights per week
for each route. Passengers can book these routes’ air tickets now with fares starting as low as
US$18 for one way. (*)
Nguyen Thanh Son, Vietjet’s Vice President said: “Vietjet’s Vietnam-India’s flight network
expansion will boost and strengthen travel connectivity and trade ties between the two countries.
We have been the first carrier operating direct services between Vietnam’s capital city Hanoi and
its largest city of Ho Chi Minh with India’s capital city New Delhi.”
“Vietjet’s flight network covering up to six direct routes between Vietnam and India also marks
a milestone in the two countries’ 50 years of diplomatic relations, since 1972. We will
progressively expand the flight connection between the two countries in the coming time while
constantly enhancing service quality along with technology adoption to bring our passengers best
flying experience,” Mr. Son added.
With flight time of just over five hours per leg and diversified flight schedules throughout the
week, Vietjet’s direct flights have eased traveling from India to the ‘lands to remember’ of
Vietnam including Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Phu Quoc. Passengers can now easily connect
to Vietnam’s other attractive destinations such as of Ha Long Bay, Da Nang and famous heritage
sites in the central region, etc. or quickly transfer across the Southeast and Northeast Asia thanks
to Vietjet’s expansive international network. Vietjet’s direct flights between Vietnam and India
have also enabled tourists to explore diverse cultures, religions, culinary and tourism attractions
Vietnam has lifted the arrival regulations relating to Covid-19 and travelers can enjoy a complete
pre-pandemic fashion arrival in Vietnam. The S-shaped country is more than ready to welcome
international travelers to visit and explore its magnificent scenery.
(*) Excluding taxes and fees
The new-age carrier Vietjet has revolutionized the aviation industry. With a focus on cost
management ability, effective operations and performance, Vietjet offers flying opportunities
with cost-saving and flexible fares as well as diversified services to meet customers’ demands.
Vietjet is a fully-fledged member of International Air Transport Association (IATA) with the
IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) certificate. As Vietnam’s largest private carrier, the
airline has been awarded the highest ranking for safety with 7 stars by the world’s only safety
and product rating website airlineratings.com and listed as one of the world’s 50 best airlines for
healthy financing and operations by Airfinance Journal in 2018 and 2019. The airline has also
been named as Best Low-Cost Carrier by renowned organizations such as Skytrax, CAPA,
Airline Ratings, and many others.