Vietnam-India direct air routes in the pipeline

VIETNAM-Vietnam Airlines and India’s Jet Airways will increase comprehensive cooperation in trade, services, technical affairs and training to pave the way for the launch of direct air routes between the two countries.

The two airlines signed a framework agreement on comprehensive cooperation in New Delhi on October 12 during the current visit to India by State President Truong Tan Sang.

They will jointly study the possibility of opening direct air routes between the two countries to boost investment, trade and tourism cooperation on a par with the bilateral strategic partnership.

Witnessing the signing ceremony, Mr Sang expressed his belief that the cooperation deal will be successful, bringing mutual benefits.

This symbolizes the traditional friendship and strategic partnership between Vietnam and India, he said.

Vietnam Airlines General Director Pham Ngoc Minh said the signing of the pact will help bring more benefits to the passengers of both airlines.

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