IndiGo to commence direct flights on Kolkata–Ho Chi Minh City route
- A Monitor Report 07 Sep, 2019 | 387 Views|-+
Dhaka: Indian budget carrier IndiGo will launch nonstop flights on Kolkata-Ho Chi Minh City route from October 18, announced the Indian budget carrier on September 5. With the launch of the direct flights, Ho Chi Minh City will become the second destination in Vietnam and the 7th in Southeast Asian region of the airline.
The InterGlobe Aviation Ltd-run airline also announced last month to start Kolkata–Hanoi flights from October 3.
"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," William Boulter, Chief Commercial Officer, IndiGo said.
Boulter also informed that Ho Chi Minh City hosts a large Buddhist community that will be seamlessly connected to the Buddhist circuit in India through Kolkata.