With the new direct flights between New Delhi and the two Vietnamese cities that only take about five hours per leg, new trade and tourism opportunities will open.
Singapore – Vietjet has announced two new direct routes from Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi to New Delhi. The Ho Chi Minh City – New Delhi route will operate four return flights per week on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays starting from 6 December 2019. The flight departs from Ho Chi Minh City at 7.00 pm and arrives in New Delhi at 10.50 pm. The return flight takes off from New Delhi at 11.50pm and lands in Ho Chi Minh City at 6.10 am. All are in local times.
Meanwhile, the Hanoi – New Delhi route will operate three return flights per week on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays starting from 7 December 2019. The flight departs from Hanoi at 7.10 pm and arrives in New Delhi at 10.50 pm. The return flight takes off from New Delhi at 11.50pm and lands in Hanoi at 5.20 am. All are in local times.
Tickets for the new routes are now also available for purchase on Vietjet’s website and on the “Vietjet Air” mobile app.
India is famous for its diverse and colourful culture including a myriad of religions, incredible cuisine and iconic tourist attractions. Boasting some of the world’s most majestic landscapes, India attracts many tourists each year coming to visit its historical sites. Pilgrims from all over the world also visit India to experience sites such as Bodh Gaya, where Gautama Buddha is said to have obtained enlightenment.
Similarly, Vietnam is also home to many UNESCO World Heritage sites that attract tourists to visit every year. The capital city of Hanoi is a cultural and historic hotspot, while Ho Chi Minh City offers a modern destination as the country’s largest economic and financial hub.
With the new direct flights between New Delhi and the two Vietnamese cities that only take about five hours per leg, new trade and tourism opportunities will open, boosting the economy of both countries while Vietjet’s flight network expands across Asia to include India amongst other destinations within Southeast Asia and East Asia, including Singapore.