Indian low-cost carrier IndiGo has announced that they will begin operations of a daily non-stop flights between the Indian city of Kolkata and Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam, as of October 18th 2019.
Vietnam is the fifth Southeast Asian country in IndiGo’s network after Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, and Myanmar.
This new route is expected to boost tour packages to Vietnam’s commercial capital which is famous for its shopping, food and entertainment. The destination is seen, as a potential competitor to Bangkok and a direct route will introduce lower fares and shorter flight times.
According to information on the Airlineroute timetable, IndiGo will fly the route daily using an Airbus A320. The flight will depart Kolkata at 10:30am and will arrive in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) at 15:50pm. The return flight will depart HCMC at 16:50pm and will arrive in Kolkata at 19:15pm.