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Cambodia Angkor Air Launches Direct Flights Between Phnom Penh and Delhi

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Buckle up for a new era of travel! Cambodia Angkor Air, the national carrier of Cambodia, has announced the launch of the first-ever direct flights between Cambodia and India.

This exciting development will commence on June 16th, 2024, offering a faster and more convenient way to travel between the two countries.

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Four Times a Week Convenience

The new service will operate four times a week, on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. This frequent schedule caters to both business and leisure travellers, providing flexibility for planning trips.

The route will connect Phnom Penh, the vibrant capital of Cambodia, with New Delhi, the bustling heart of India.

Flight Schedule

For those planning their trip, here’s the flight schedule to keep in mind:

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Flight No. Departure Dep. Time Arrival Arr. Time
K6760 Phnom Penh (PNH) 16:45 New Delhi (DEL) 16:45
K6761 New Delhi (DEL) 20:50 Phnom Penh (PNH) 02:50 (+1)

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Affordable Travel on the Horizon

Eng Molina, Chief Commercial Officer of Cambodia Angkor Air, shared encouraging news about the pricing. Round-trip tickets from New Delhi to Phnom Penh will cost approximately Rs 23,000, inclusive of taxes. This makes travel between the two destinations more accessible than ever before.

Boost for Tourism and Medical Travel

The introduction of direct flights is expected to significantly boost tourism between Cambodia and India. According to Koy Kuong, Ambassador of the Royal Embassy of Cambodia to India, this new connectivity could potentially double the annual tourist flow between the two nations.

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Medical Tourism on the Rise

Ambassador Kuong also highlighted the growing trend of medical tourism, with India becoming a popular destination for Cambodians seeking medical care.

India’s reputation for high-quality healthcare at competitive prices compared to neighbouring countries is a major draw. This trend is expected to be further amplified by the ease of travel offered by direct flights.

A New Chapter in Cambodia-India Relations

The launch of direct flights between Cambodia and India marks a significant step forward in strengthening ties between the two nations. It opens doors for increased cultural exchange, business opportunities, and medical travel, fostering a brighter future for Cambodia-India relations.

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