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To boost leisure and business travel, VietJet launches direct flights from Hyd

To boost leisure and business travel, VietJet launches direct flights from Hyd

Hyderabad: Here is some good news for travel lovers. Now you can explore the scenic beauty of Sam Mountain and Halong Bay, as well as the beautiful rice terraces and beaches of Vietnam. GMR Hyderabad International Airport is set to launch Vietjet Air’s direct flight service from Hyderabad to three Vietnamese cities – Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh and Da Nang – from October.

Hyderabad Airport will be the first airport in South India where VietJet will launch its non-stop service to several cities in Vietnam.

The first Vietjet flights to Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang are scheduled to take off on October 7, October 9 and November 29, respectively. Each service will operate between Hyderabad International Airport and popular Vietnamese cities four times a week.

Commenting on the new Vietjet services, Pradeep Panicker, CEO of GHIAL said, “There has been a resurgence trend towards increased international travel over the past few months. Indian travelers are ready to explore exotic destinations. Hyderabad with Vietnam will not only boost leisure tourism but also facilitate trade and commerce to boost businesses in all sectors. »

Speaking of the new routes, Jay L. Lingeswara, Chief Commercial Officer of Vietjet, said, “We are delighted to strengthen our network in India with new direct flights from Hyderabad in October. We are happy to see an overwhelming response from Indian travelers and look forward to inspiring Hyderabad to experience the magic of Vietnam while being a bridge to destinations in Southeast and Northeast Asia.”

Apart from Hyderabad, Vietjet is launching flights from Delhi and Mumbai and plans to expand its India-Vietnam flight network to 17 routes by the end of the year.

Vietnam’s booming tourism industry

Vietnam is one of the fastest growing economies in Asia and tourism is the key pillar of the country’s economic development. Trade and tourism between India and Vietnam are flourishing in the post-pandemic era. With an online visa application, it is now easier than ever for Indian citizens to visit Vietnam. With the waning of the Covid-19 pandemic, more than 3.5 lakh international visitors visited Vietnam in July, a 49% increase from the previous month, making it one of the tourist destinations to fastest growing in the world.

As a scenic and spectacular travel destination, Vietnam has it all for vacationers, nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts, including heavenly beaches, marvelous mountains, breathtaking valleys and exotic lakes. . Vietnam is also dotted with eight incredible UNESCO World Heritage Sites.