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Officials participating in the 17th General Assembly of the East Asia Inter-Regional Tourism Forum (EATOF 17) have agreed to step up the opening of direct air routes linking Vietnam’s Quang Ninh with some foreign member localities of this forum.

Hanoi-HCM City ranks 4th busiest domestic air routes in 2022

The Hanoi-Ho Chi Minh City route has ranked fourth among the busiest domestic air routes in the world in 2022, according to Director of the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) Dinh Viet Thang.

Vietnam, Kazakhstan to open direct flights in October 2022

The Civil Aviation Committee of Kazakhstan has officially licensed Vietjet Air to launch direct flights between Vietnam and Kazakhstan.

Siem Reap - Da Nang air route resumed

Flight K6 840 departed from Siem Reap of Cambodia at 3:35 pm on July 1 and landed safely at Da Nang International Airport at 5:35pm on the same day.

Ministry of Transport considers pausing flights from HCM City to Phu Quoc Island

The People's Committee of Kien Giang province has asked the Ministry of Transport to pause flights between Ho Chi Minh City and Phu Quoc Island amid the surge of Covid-19 patients in Vietnam’s largest city.

CAAV proposes halting flights to/from Tho Xuan, Phu Bai, Chu Lai airports

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has proposed the suspension of flights to and from Tho Xuan airport in Thanh Hoa province, and flights between HCMC and Phu Bai in Thua Thien-Hue  and between HCMC and Chu Lai in Quang Nam.

Local tourists flock to Phu Quoc, air carriers offer more flights

As the number of visitors to Vietnam’s largest island, Phu Quoc, is skyrocketing, domestic airlines have competed to increase the flights, or resume or launch new air route to this island. 

Vietnam Airlines announces plan for direct flights to the US

The Board of Directors of Vietnam Airlines has unexpectedly approved a plan to resume direct flights from Vietnam to the US.

Large group of Japanese experts and entrepreneurs set for Vietnam visit

Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi confirmed on June 23 that approximately 440 Japanese experts and entrepreneurs will be paying a visit to Vietnam from June 25- 27.

Taiwan, Tokyo and Cambodia among safe destinations for flights to resume: PM

China’s Guangzhou and Taiwan, Seoul and Tokyo, together with Laos and Cambodia were among potential international air routes Vietnam is considering reopening, after months of border closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Domestic routes resuming, international flights pending

As the Covid-19 epidemic is now under control in Vietnam, domestic flights have been operational again, with seat distancing no longer applied. 

Vietnam aviation industry will not be able to recover until 2021

The aviation sector can only recover in 2021 according to an official from the Ministry of Transport.

Ministry orders increase of flight frequency, ease of road transport restriction

The Ministry of Transport has ordered more flights to be opened while easing road transport restrictions from April 29.

Vietjet Air adds five air routes between Vietnam, Japan

Budget carrier Vietjet Air on January 13 announced that it has opened five more air routes linking culture, economic and political centres of Vietnam and Japan in 2020.

Vietnam cautious about opening aviation market to foreigners

The Prime Minister has agreed to raise the maximum foreign ownership ratio in Vietnam’s aviation enterprises by 4 percent only.

Air New Zealand launches flights between Vietnam and Christchurch

Air New Zealand’s inaugural flight between Vietnam and Christchurch via Singapore took off on 1 December 2019, marking the start of its five times weekly seasonal service, which will operate until 22 February 2020.


More air routes linking Southeast Asia and Danang opened

Several air routes from Southeast Asian countries to Danang City have been rolled out by various airlines this year.

Vietnam’s aviation market heats up

Sixty-three foreign airlines from 25 countries and territories will have 105 international air routes to Vietnam by October 2018, a sharp increase compared with 2016 when there were 78 air routes.

Airlines asked to open more air routes to provinces

VietNamNet Bridge - With an aim to promote tourism, local provincial authorities are calling on airlines to open air routes to their areas. Some provinces are even willing to compensate airlines’ losses during the first phase of operation.

Foreign airlines rush to open new routes from Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge - Targeting the middle-class consumer and clients who have demand to travel abroad at low cost, a series of foreign airlines have scored initial success with new air routes from Vietnam.