Vietnam Airways opens direct path to India, will increase UK service

Vietnam Airlines opens direct route to India, increases UK service

An plane of Vietnam Airways takes off from Noi Bai Worldwide Airport in Hanoi. Picture courtesy of Vietnam Airways

Vietnam Airways on Wednesday launched direct companies between Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh Metropolis and New Delhi, turning into the second Vietnamese service to fly to India whereas it plans to develop its U.Okay. service.

There can be three weekly flights from Hanoi to New Delhi and two from HCMC to the Indian capital.

In 2019, Vietjet grew to become the primary Vietnamese service to function a direct service to India, one in all Vietnam’s rising tourism markets earlier than the pandemic.

India suspended worldwide flights since 2020 as a result of coronavirus pandemic, and solely resumed them on the finish of March this 12 months.

The national flag service additionally introduced to renew operation at T4 Terminal of London Heathrow Airport within the U.Okay. from June 22.

It might add two extra flights every week between Vietnam and the U.Okay. from July 5, elevating the full flights between each international locations to a few.

On March 15, Vietnam allowed quarantine-free entry and resumed its 15-day visa waiver for residents of 24 international locations, together with the U.Okay.

It has additionally eliminated most different entry restrictions like medical declaration and Covid assessments.