Vietjet opens four new routes to India

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Vietjet has officially launched four more services linking top destinations of Vietnam and India including Ho Chi Minh City/Hanoi – Mumbai and Phu Quoc – New Delhi/Mumbai.

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 50th 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 and Vietjet’s leaders.

The Phu Quoc – Mumbai route will operate four weekly flights on every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, starting from September 8, 2022. The services between Phu Quoc and New Delhi will 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 Ho Chi Minh City/Hanoi and New Delhi resumed operation in April, 2022 with the frequency of three to four flights per week for each one. 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 otherfamous heritage sites in the central region, et​c. 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 in India.

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

Vietjet launches first and only direct flights from Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi to Mumbai

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Vietjet has officially inaugurated the direct flights connecting Vietnam’s capital city of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City with Mumbai, India’s largest city.

The inaugural flight ceremony of the two direct routes jubilantly took place at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) in Mumbai with the attendance of the representatives of Consulate General of Vietnam in Mumbai, airport authorities, Vietjet’s management and hundreds of passengers onboard the debut flights.

Vietjet’s Vice President Do Xuan Quang, said, “Following our launch of New Delhi – Ho Chi Minh City/Hanoi services, we are delighted to launch two more direct routes between Vietnam and Mumbai. We believe that the two services from Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi to Mumbai as well as the coming Phu Quoc – Mumbai route will strengthen the on-going relationship of Vietnam’s two biggest cities with Mumbai. The services launched between Ho Chi Minh City/Hanoi and Mumbai operate four and thrice weekly flights respectively and we expect to increase the frequency in coming time to meet customer’s demand.”

Speaking about Vietjet’s launching its network from Mumbai, CSMIA Spokesperson said, “CSMIA is pleased to partner with Vietjet and launch new direct flight connectivity between Mumbai and Vietnam. These services by Vietjet will offer diversified travel destinations and flight schedules, as well as add direct flight options to CSMIA’s route network from Mumbai to Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi to further boost travel opportunities between the two countries. CSMIA has been working extensively to provide connectivity to destinations across the world and creating new routes for consumers, while offering best-in-class facilities and services along with ensuring safety and comfort while travellers transit through the airport.”

Besides the Ho Chi Minh City/Hanoi – Mumbai services, Vietjet’s direct routes between Ho Chi Minh City/Hanoi and New Delhi currently operate thrice weekly flights on each route. From September 8, 2022, the Phu Quoc – Mumbai route will commence operation with four round trips per week while the Phu Quoc – New Delhi will operate with a frequency of three round trips per week.

Vietjet’s direct services between India and Vietnam are expected to ease people’s traveling to Vietnam and making connecting flights the country’s top tourist destinations such as Phu Quoc, Nha Trang, Da Nang, Hue, etc. and other regional destinations including Bali, Bangkok and Singapore, etc.

Travelers to Vietnam have enjoyed a completely pre-pandemic fashion as the country scrapped the Covid-19 testing requirements for all international arrivals from May 15, 2022 regardless of vaccination status. The new ruling makes Vietnam the first in Asia Pacific to fully open to international travelers.

Located in the heart of Southeast Asia and home to a rich culture, diverse natural landscapes, an extraordinarily delicious cuisine and friendly local people, famed for their warmth and hospitality, Vietnam has been a favorite tourist destination in recent years, drawing more and more world travelers, and routinely receiving praise from leading global travel magazines. Hanoi, the capital city with over a thousand years of history, is home to enchanting lakes, unique urban areas such as the bustling Old Quarter and an array of fascinating heritage buildings, while Ho Chi Minh City, the country’s leading economic, financial and tourism center, is a vibrant destination with incredible restaurants, shopping and nightlife.

Mumbai, previously known as Bombay, is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra and serves as the country’s key economic, social and cultural center. As India’s largest city, Mumbai, also called the “city of dreams”, is home to the Hindi-language film industry known as ‘Bollywood’, one of the world’s biggest film industries.

Vietjet re-launches three more routes between Seoul and Vietnam’s top tourism destinations

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In celebration of vibrant summer and the revival of tourism, Vietjet officially reopens three services connecting Nha Trang, Phu Quoc and Hai Phong with Seoul (Incheon International Airport).

Accordingly, the relaunched flight of Seoul – Nha Trang today was celebrated with a water cannon salute at Cam Ranh International Airport with passengers onboard being welcomed with wreaths and gifts. Vietjet will also reopen two services connecting Seoul with Phu Quoc and Hai Phong on May 21 and May 27, 2022 respectively, rounding up to 6 services operated by Vietjet between Vietnam and South Korea.

The Nha Trang – Seoul route operates three round-trip flights per week from May 20, 2022 on every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The Phu Quoc – Seoul route operates five weekly round trips from May 21, 2022 on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The Hai Phong – Seoul route will operate thrice weekly services from May 26, 2022. Vietjet’s other services between Vietnam’s Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang and Seoul have been resumed with frequent flights while routes from Hanoi, Nha Trang to Busan and route from Da Nang to Daegu will be resumed in coming time.

Since early 2022, Vietjet has pioneered to reopen many routes connecting Asian top destinations in Korea, Japan, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia with Vietnam’s major destinations including Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang. Vietnam has recently removed all test requirements for international arrivals regardless of their vaccination status.

Vietjet operates safe and comfortable flights on modern aircraft, fresh and delicious hot dishes served by dedicated and friendly cabin crews. Other services, including health care services, many cultural and artistic inflight performances, also await passengers on every happy flight.