Update news air routes
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.
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.
The Civil Aviation Committee of Kazakhstan has officially licensed Vietjet Air to launch direct flights between Vietnam and Kazakhstan.
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.
The Board of Directors of Vietnam Airlines has unexpectedly approved a plan to resume direct flights from Vietnam to the US.
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.
As the Covid-19 epidemic is now under control in Vietnam, domestic flights have been operational again, with seat distancing no longer applied.
The aviation sector can only recover in 2021 according to an official from the Ministry of Transport.
The Ministry of Transport has ordered more flights to be opened while easing road transport restrictions from April 29.
The Prime Minister has agreed to raise the maximum foreign ownership ratio in Vietnam’s aviation enterprises by 4 percent only.
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.
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.
VietNamNet Bridge – The aviation boom in Asia has caught the attention of international finance groups, who are willing to provide loans to fund aircraft purchase deals. And Vietnam is attracting a disproportionate share of that interest.
VietNamNet Bridge – Only 30 percent of passengers in Vietnam fly with budget airlines, much lower than in Malaysia and the Philippines, where the proportion is 50 percent, the highest in South East Asia.