CHIANG RAI, 2 August 2019: India’s popular low-cost airline, IndiGo will expand services to include two cities in the Mekong Region this October.
Based on timetable information from Airlineroute, the Indian airline will launch services from Kolkata to Hanoi in Vietnam and Yangon in Myanmar.
India’s tourism promoters cite the demand for pilgrimage travel from the two Southeast Asian cities to Kolkata, the main airline gateway for travellers visiting India’s Buddhist sites and destinations.
IndiGo opened reservations this week for the daily service to Hanoi due to start 3 October using an Airbus A320.
The flight will depart Kolkata at 1240 and arrive in Hanoi at 1655. The return flight will depart Hanoi at 1755 and arrive in Kolkata at 1920.
The daily flight from Kolkata to Yangon in Myanmar will launch 20 September using an A320.
The service will depart Kolkata at 1130 and arrive in Yangon at 1430 while the return flight will depart Yangon at 1530 and arrive in Kolkata at 1630.