Aug 28, 2014

New Flights Between Vietnam and India

A reciprocal agreement between Vietnam Airlines and India’s Jet Airways will help to boost tourism and business travel between the two countries.

India’s Jet Airways codeshares on the Bangkok and Singapore to Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi sectors. Flights operated by Vietnam Airlines.

Vietnam Airlines codeshares on the Bangkok to Mumbai, Delhi, Singapore to Mumbai, Delhi and Chennai routes,  all operated by Jet Airways.

Vietnam Airlines deputy director, Duong Tri Thanh, said the codeshare flights allow Indian passengers to fly through to Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi via Singapore and Bangkok with seamless connections on the double designator flights.

The codeshare flights are the first connections between the two countries offering through travel.

Jet Airways senior vice president (commercial) Gaurang Shetty added: “We are delighted to announce a codeshare partnership with Vietnam Airlines as it will further strengthen the international reach of both airlines and provide increased benefits to all our guests.”

Vietnam Airlines operates 95 routes to 21 domestic and 29 international destinations with more than 300 daily flights.

It has a fleet of 82 modern aircraft mainly Boeing 777, Airbus A330, A321. It expects to expand its fleet with new Airbus A350XWB and Boeing 787-9.


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