Saturday, 7 September 2019

From history to pho, it is Ho Chi Minh city with IndiGo


-          Ho Chi Minh City will be IndiGo’s 22nd International and 80th overall destination
-          Effective October 18, 2019, IndiGo to introduce non-stop flights connecting Kolkata and Ho Chi Minh City
-          Bookings on these routes are open with immediate effect with fares starting at INR 8999

 IndiGo, India’s leading airline, today announced flight operations to Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC or Saigon), making it the airline’s 22nd international and 80th overall destination. Effective October 18, 2019, IndiGo will operate non-stop flights between Kolkata and Ho Chi Minh City. With the launch of these flights, Ho Chi Minh City will become the 7th Southeast Asian region in IndiGo’s network. 

Mr. William Boulter, Chief Commercial Officer, IndiGo said, “We are pleased to announce the launch of Ho Chi Minh City as our 22nd international destination. This milestone reflects our relentless focus and commitment, while enabling the Government’s “Act East” vision, in further strengthening the network between eastern corridors of India and the Southeast Asia region. Being the financial centre of Vietnam, HCMC is an important destination for both business and leisure travellers as it offers a view of the history and architecture of Vietnam. The city also hosts a large Buddhist community who will be seamlessly connected to the Buddhist circuit in India through Kolkata”.

Mr. Boulter further added, We have received a very encouraging response on the Kolkata - Hanoi route and we are confident of a good traction on this new connection between Ho Chi Minh City and Kolkata. We will continue to expand our network to meet the requirements of our customers, while offering more flexibility at affordable fares, on-time performance, and a courteous and hassle-free flying experience”.

New flight schedules:

Flight No.
Frequency
Origin
Departure
Destination
Arrival
Eff Date
Fares (INR)
6E 1363
Daily (Except Monday & Wednesday)
Kolkata
10:30
Ho Chi Minh City
15:50
18-Oct-19
8999
6E 1364
Daily (Except Monday & Wednesday)
Ho Chi Minh City
16:50
Kolkata
19:15
18-Oct-19
8999
6E 1363
Monday & Wednesday
Kolkata
10:30
Ho Chi Minh City
16:00
18-Oct-19
8999
6E 1364
Monday & Wednesday
Ho Chi Minh City
16:55
Kolkata
19:15
18-Oct-19
8999
6E 1363
Daily
Kolkata
11:20
Ho Chi Minh City
16:20
27-Oct-19
8999
6E 1364
Daily
Ho Chi Minh City
17:20
Kolkata
19:20
27-Oct-19
8999

These new flights are designed to cater to business and leisure travellers who are constantly on the lookout for new and affordable flying options. Customers who would like to plan their travel can book tickets through our official website www.goindigo.in. The opening of this new market not only reinforces IndiGo’s commitment to enhance its international operations in the Middle-Eastern region.

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