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Tourism booms, Vietnam needs more aircraft

According to a representative of Boeing Vietnam, the Southeast Asian market needs about 4,000 new aircraft, of which Vietnam is the country that needs the most aircraft.

Student crafts hundreds of remote-controlled airplanes that fly up to 180km per hour

Vo Hoang Hieu, 20, has built hundreds of radio-controlled (RC) model airplanes with his parents’ full support. His hobby has helped him beat his gaming addiction.

Sun Air becomes Gulfstream’s international sales representative in Vietnam

The signing ceremony of partnership for authorized international sales representative between Gulfstream and Sun Air was held at Capella Hanoi hotel, marking a milestone for a new era in the luxury aviation industry in Vietnam.

Vietnam Airlines to buy more aircraft despite big losses

The national flag air carrier is still moving ahead with its plan to buy 50 narrow-body aircraft, though it has reported a loss of VND2.6 trillion in Q1.

Vietjet pilots’ licenses seized after plane skidding

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has suspended two foreign pilots from work and seized their licenses after a Vietjet aircraft skidded off the runway while landing in HCMC yesterday afternoon.

Despite big losses, local airlines keep buying aircraft

Airlines continue ordering aircraft in their ambitious plans to expand their fleets, betting on the recovery of the market after the pandemic ends.

Vietnam Airlines wants to buy 50 more airplanes despite difficulties

National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines wants to buy 50 additional airplanes despite numerous difficulties caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

More than 200 airplanes of Vietnamese airlines left idle due to Covid-19

Up to more than 200 airplanes have been left unused at Vietnamese airports as local airlines have had to restrict flights due to the worsening Covid-19 epidemic.

Vietnam’s airlines to buy more aircraft to expand fleets

The airlines are focusing on developing fleets with narrow-body aircraft to increase efficiency in the context of fierce competition.

US deals power up trade for balancing out deficit

Vietnam is reaching for aircraft and energy orders to balance trade further with the United States, with the future prospects to increase footing of investment and trading flows from the US being in the pipeline. 

Noi Bai Airport investigates aircraft tyre scratches

Many planes have recently had their tyres damaged after landing at the Noi Bai Airport.

How many aircraft do Vietnamese airlines need?

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam’s air carriers are trying to expand their fleets by purchasing new aircraft in large quantities, but poor infrastructure is hindering their work.

Vietnamese air carriers warned they may lose in home market

VietNamNet Bridge - With high growth in the domestic market, Vietnamese airlines saw their international market share decreasing sharply in the first six months of the year. 

Could Vietnam become a regional aircraft maintenance center?

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam will have to struggle for years to build an aircraft manufacturing industry, but it could become a regional maintenance center in the near future, experts say.

Vietnam dreams of manufacturing aircraft

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam’s aviation industry could take off if the cooperation commitments from Airbus’ President come true.

Experts say aircraft at risk of being hijacked from computer hackers

VietNamNet Bridge - Modern civil aircraft could be hijacked by hackers from the ground, according to experts. 

Vietnam Airlines to spend big on aircraft expansion

 Vietnam Airlines Corporation will need nearly VND70 trillion (more than US$3.3 billion) for 2014-2018, including nearly VND63.3 trillion spent on aircraft purchases.

Air Mekong may resume flights

 VietNamNet Bridge – The private air carrier Air Mekong may return to the market in 2015.

Private airlines purchase more aircraft, Gov't doesn’t build more parking lots

 VietNamNet Bridge – Jetstar Pacific, Vietjet Air and Vietnam Airlines all have been moving ahead with their plans to buy more aircraft to expand the fleets. Meanwhile, parking lots have become overloaded.

At least five believed killed at Russian An-12 aircraft crash

 An An-12 cargo plane crashed en route from Novosibirsk to Irkutsk in Russia's Southern Siberia, killing at least five crew members onboard, local emergency authorities said Thursday.