Passenger carrier IndiGo inaugurated the first direct flight to Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC or Saigon), Vietnam from Kolkata on Friday, making HCMC carrier's 22nd international and 7th Southeast Asian destination, the company said in a statement. "We are excited to inaugurate our flights to Ho Chi Minh City, which holds immense potential for both business and leisure travellers," said William Boulter, Chief Commercial Officer, IndiGo. The daily flights on the route will be started from October 27. The flight tickets are available at a starting all-inclusive price of Rs 8,999 on this route.
Here's the schedule of IndiGo's new flights on Ho Chi Minh City-Kolkata route:
|Flight No.||Frequency||Origin||Departure||Destination||Arrival||Effective Date||Fares (INR)|
|6E 1363||Daily (Except Monday & Wednesday)||Kolkata||10:30||Ho Chi Minh City||15:50||18-October-19 (Launched)||Rs 8,999|
|6E 1364||Daily (Except Monday & Wednesday)||Ho Chi Minh City||16:50||Kolkata||19:15||18-October-19 (Launched)||Rs 8,999|
|6E 1363||Monday & Wednesday||Kolkata||10:30||Ho Chi Minh City||16:00||18-October-19 (Launched)||Rs 8,999|
|6E 1364||Monday & Wednesday||Ho Chi Minh City||16:55||Kolkata||19:15||18-October-19 (Launched)||Rs 8,999|
|6E 1363||Daily||Kolkata||11:20||Ho Chi Minh City||16:20||27-October-19||Rs 8,999|
|6E 1364||Daily||Ho Chi Minh City||17:20||Kolkata||19:20||27-October-19||Rs 8,999|
"In our endeavour to connect more international destinations with key Indian cities, we are confident that this route will be a step towards promotion of trade, tourism and mobility between the two nations," said Mr Bolter.
"Customers who would like to plan their travel can book tickets through our official website - goindigo.in," the airline said in a statement.
Earlier in October, IndiGo commenced operations on the Kolkata-Hanoi route. The carrier also started flights between Amritsar and Sharjah in United Arab Emirates (UAE) from October 1, 2019.
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