Jet Airways and Vietnam Airlines form codeshare agreement

Written by FE Online | Mumbai | Updated: Aug 7 2014, 23:19pm hrs
Jet Airways has entered into a reciprocal codeshare agreement with Vietnam Airlines, the national carrier of Vietnam, with immediate effect. This partnership will offer guests enhanced connectivity and seamless access when travelling throughout the combined networks of both the airlines. The codeshare will provide more choice for guests between India and Vietnam, with convenient connections over the international gateways of Singapore and Bangkok.

Under the codeshare arrangement, Jet Airways will place its marketing code on Vietnam Airlines flights from Bangkok and Singapore to Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi. In turn, Vietnam Airlines will place its marketing code on Jet Airways services between Bangkok and Mumbai/Delhi, from Singapore to Mumbai/Delhi and Chennai.

Gaurang Shetty, senior vice president commercial, Jet Airways, said, This new partnership between Jet Airways and Vietnam Airlines illustrates our groups strategic positioning that continuously strengthens our offer between India and the rest of the world by developing our network. We are delighted to announce a codeshare partnership with Vietnam Airlines as it will further strengthen the international reach of both airlines and provide increased benefits to all our guests. We are confident that this partnership will further increase the demand for business and tourist travel between India and Vietnam.

Duong Tri Thanh, vice president, Vietnam Airlines, said, We are delighted to conclude a codeshare-agreement with Jet Airways. This is a demonstration of the value of the partnership between Vietnam Airlines and our strategic partner in India. We shall make all possible effort to maximise the opportunities offered to our combined network in order to bring the most convenience to our valued customers who travel from India to Vietnam via Bangkok/Singapore and vice versa.