Vietnam Airlines Update: SkyTeam Member Plans to Double Routes Between Vietnam and India
In a recent announcement, Vietnam Airlines has revealed its plans to expand non-stop air service between Vietnam and India, with the aim to double the number of routes. As part of this expansion, the SkyTeam alliance member will be launching two new routes to Mumbai, connecting the city with Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City using Airbus A321 aircraft, starting from May 20th.
This update from Vietnam Airlines comes as a great news for travelers looking for more convenient and direct flight options between the two countries. With these new flights, the carrier will be complementing its current flights from Delhi to Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, which were launched in June 2021. Stay tuned for more updates from Vietnam Airlines on this exciting development.
Vietnam Airlines has released a flight schedule for its India-Vietnam routes. The schedule includes four flights per week to Mumbai, with three from Ho Chi Minh City and one from Hanoi.
There are also four flights per week to Ho Chi Minh City, with two from Mumbai and two from Hanoi. The schedule offers travellers a convenient way to travel between the two countries.
|Flight||From||To||Departure Time||Arrival Time||Days of Ops|
|VN972||BOM||HAN||23:10||05:30||Mon, Wed, Fri|
|VN973||HAN||BOM||18:20||21:35||Mon, Wed, Fri|
|VN978||BOM||SGN||23:10||06:00||Sun, Tue, Thu, Sat|
|VN979||SGN||BOM||17:55||21:35||Sun, Tue, Thu, Sat|
Strengthening Ties between Vietnam and India
According to Vietnam Airlines, the additional Mumbai routes will enhance trade, cultural, social, and tourism ties between the two countries. The new Hanoi-Mumbai flights will operate four times weekly, while Ho Chi Minh City-Mumbai will operate three times weekly.
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A non-stop service between Vietnam and New Delhi was introduced in June 2022. The airline also said that as of March 26 of this year, the flight services between Hanoi and New Delhi have been increased to four flights a week while Ho Chi Minh City-New Delhi is being serviced through three flights per week.