HANOI: Hanoi-based carrier Vietjet on last Wednesday announced four new flights linking India and Vietnam. Among them are Mumbai – Hanoi, Mumbai – Ho Chi Minh City, New Delhi – Phu Quoc and Mumbai – Phu Quoc.
The airline said that the direct services from Mumbai to Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi will commence operation on June 3 and June 4, with a frequency of four weekly return flights and three weekly return flights respectively. “From September 9, onwards, the Mumbai – Phu Quoc route will operate four round trips per week while the New Delhi – Phu Quoc will operate with a frequency of three round trips per week,” itadded.
Prior to the pandemic, Vietjet had operated two direct routes linking India’s capital city of New Delhi with Vietnam’s capital city of Hanoi and the financial hub of Ho Chi Minh City in addition to charter flights from Vietnam to Bodh Gaya, the Indian Buddhist pilgrimage site. The two existing services between New Delhi and Ho Chi Minh City/Hanoi will soon resume, on April 29 and April 30, respectively, with a frequency of three weekly return flights on each route.