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New Delhi (VNA) – Vietnamese and Indian carriers, Vietjet Air and Air India, inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the provision of aviation services for the two countries, in New Delhi on December 10.

The signatories were Deputy General Director of Vietjet Air Dinh Viet Phuong and Director of Commercial at Air India Pankaj Srivastava.

Vietnamese National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and Speaker of India’s Lower House Sumitra Mahajan witnessed the signing ceremony as part of the former’s ongoing visit to India from December 8-11.

Phuong said the MoU is expected to help Vietjet Air gain easier access to India – a potential market with a population of over 1.2 billion people.

Under the document, the two sides will cooperate to launch direct flights connecting Vietnam with Indian major cities, in the foreseeable future - Ho Chi Minh City and New Delhi.

They will also shake hands to develop sale channels and implement bilateral tourism-trade activities as well as share experience and cooperate in human resources training./.