(New Delhi, India, October 05, 2023) – Vietjet on September 27 has officially introduced a direct route between Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) and Tiruchirappalli (India) which will start flying on November 02, 2023, with three return flights per week initially.
Accordingly, flights depart from Tiruchirappalli at 00:30 (local time) and land in HCMC at 7:00 (local time) on every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Return flights depart HCMC at 20:00 (local time) to arrive in Tiruchirappalli at 23:30 (local time) on every Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday.
The direct route from Tamil Nadu to Vietnam marks an important milestone for the development of Tiruchirappalli airport and the tourism industry of the two countries. It is expected to further promote tourism, economic and trade cooperation, and development of bilateral relations between Vietnam and India.
Speaking at the event, Mr. Jay L Lingeswara – Vietjet’s Vice President of Commercial said, “Along with the flight from Kochi to Ho Chi Minh City, this new route showcases evidently Vietjet’s capability to connect the southern region of India with Vietnam cities by air, which open up more opportunities for travel and trade exchanges between the two peoples with reasonable costs and good services.”
According to Vietnam National Authority of Tourism, the number of Indian travellers to Vietnam in the first 6 months of 2023 increased by over 200% over the pre-pandemic 2019’s and has placed India in the top 10 inbound markets of Vietnam.
Known as a prominent economic, cultural, and tourist center of Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City is upheld by unique traits of Asian culture and hectic lifestyles of a modern metropolitan and convenience in farther connecting to other cities within Vietnam and regional destinations. Additionally, the diversity of colors and sounds are the characteristics of the “Pearl of the Far East”, strengthening Ho Chi Minh City’s position as one of the most popular Asian tourist places among independent travelers, couples, and families.
From Ho Chi Minh City, Vietjet can take tourists to further explore Vietnam’s famous coastal destinations such as Da Nang, Nha Trang, etc. via the airline’s extensive flight network, convenient flight hours, and reasonable ticket prices.
On this occasion, the airline is offering a special promotion for Indians from September 25 to October 25, 2023 applied to Business and Skyboss seats (*) for flights from India to Vietnam. The travel dates range from October 1, 2023 to November 30, 2023. Additionally, Vietjet extends its signature mega sale promotions on every Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday for Indians with a one-way price from only INR 5,555 (**). Details are available at www.vietjetair.com or its mobile app.
From November 02, 2023, Vietjet will operate 35 weekly round-trip flights connecting five Indian destinations including New Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Kochi and Tiruchirappali to Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City of Vietnam, using a modern fleet of aircraft.
(*) Terms and Conditions applied;
(**) Includes taxes, fees.
The new-age carrier Vietjet has not only revolutionized the aviation industry in Vietnam but also been a pioneering airline across the region and around the world. With a focus on cost management ability, effective operations, and performance, applying the latest technology to all activities and leading the trend, 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 many consecutive years. The airline has also been named as Best Low-Cost Carrier by renowned organizations such as Skytrax, CAPA, Airline Ratings, and many others.
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Mr. Nguyen Thanh Tung (Mr.)
Manager | International Public Relations
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