On September 27, Vietjet announced a direct route between Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) and Tiruchirappalli (India), which will begin service on November 2, 2023, with three return flights per week at first.
Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, flights depart Tiruchirappalli at 0:30 (local time) and arrive in HCMC at 7:00 (local time). On every Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday at 20:00 (local time), a flight from HCMC to Tiruchirappalli lands at 23:30 (local time).
The direct route from Tamil Nadu to Vietnam represents a significant milestone in the continued development of Tiruchirappalli airport and the tourism industries of the two nations. It is anticipated to advance tourism, economic and commercial cooperation, and bilateral relations between Vietnam and India.
Vietjet’s Vice President of Commercial, Jay L Lingeswara, stated at the event, “Along with the flight from Kochi to Ho Chi Minh City, this new route showcases evidently Vietjet’s capability to connect the southern region of India with Vietnam cities by air, which open up more opportunities for travel and trade exchanges between the two peoples with reasonable costs and good services.”
According to the Vietnam National Authority of Tourism, the number of Indian visitors to Vietnam in the first six months of 2023 increased by more than 200 percent compared to the same period in 2019 prior to the pandemic, placing India among Vietnam’s top 10 inbound markets.
Ho Chi Minh City, a prominent economic, cultural, and tourist center of Vietnam, is supported by the distinctive characteristics of Asian culture, the hectic lifestyles of a contemporary metropolis, and the ease of access to other cities within Vietnam and regional destinations. In addition, the “Pearl of the Far East’s” diversity of colors and sounds strengthens Ho Chi Minh City’s position as one of the most popular tourist destinations in Asia among solo travelers, couples, and families.
Vietjet can transport visitors from Ho Chi Minh City to Vietnam’s famous coastal cities such as Da Nang, Nha Trang, etc. via its extensive flight network, convenient flight hours, and affordable ticket prices.
This promotion applies to Business and Skyboss seats () on flights from India to Vietnam and is valid from September 25 to October 25, 2023 for Indian passengers. The range of travel dates is from October 1 to November 30, 2023. Additionally, Vietjet extends its signature massive sale promotions on every Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday for Indians with a one-way price from only INR 5,555 (*).
Vietjet will operate 35 weekly round-trip flights between New Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Kochi, and Tiruchirappali in India and Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam, utilizing a modern fleet of aircraft, beginning on November 2, 2023.