IndiGo to restart direct flights to Hanoi, HCMC subsequent month

IndiGo to restart direct flights to Hanoi, HCMC next month

An plane of IndiGo Airways at Noi Bai Worldwide Airport, Hanoi, 2020. Photograph courtesy of IndiGo Airways

Indian low-cost airline IndiGo will resume its direct flight service from Kolkata to Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh Metropolis from Could 23 after over two years of suspension.

In line with IndiGo’s official web site, continuous flights between the jap Indian metropolis of Kolkata and Hanoi can be operated twice per week each Monday and Friday whereas the service between Kolkata and HCMC will start on three days per week.

The airline can be providing discounted round-trip fares of ₹13,499 ($176) on the Kolkata-Hanoi route and ₹15,499 ($202) on the Kolkata-HCMC route.

India suspended worldwide flights since March 23, 2020, as a result of coronavirus pandemic. On March 27 this 12 months, it resumed worldwide flight operations after virtually two years.

In 2019, Indian service IndiGo launched direct flights from Kolkata to HCMC and Hanoi, the primary ever direct flights between the 2 international locations.

The variety of Indian guests to Vietnam has grown steadily over the previous years from 19.9 p.c in 2015 to twenty-eight p.c in 2019, in keeping with the Vietnam Nationwide Administration of Tourism.