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Domestic airfares skyrocket, Vietnamese travel abroad

As airfares for domestic flights have increased sharply, Vietnamese have canceled their domestic tours and booked outbound tours instead.

Transport Ministry raises airfares on domestic routes

The Ministry of Transport has issued a circular allowing domestic airlines to raise the ceiling prices of domestic air tickets on airlines’ request.

Tet airfares already high, train and bus ready to serve

According to the Civil Aviation Authority of VN, at the peak period of Lunar New Year (January 25-February 24), domestic airlines are expected to provide nearly 6.5 million seats on domestic routes, an increase of 4 per cent compared to last year.

Many destinations see drop in number of tourists due to high air fares

It is difficult for domestic airlines to lower air ticket prices any further after more than two years of struggling with the severe economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic.

National Assembly approves airfare caps

The National Assembly has approved maintaining airfare price ceilings in the revised Pricing Law, which was passed yesterday, June 19.

Who will gain or lose from the proposed airfare scheme?

A proposed floor airfare scheme could increase airfares.

Floor airfares undermines competition, insiders say

Imposing a floor fare for domestic airline tickets would undermine competition in the aviation industry and affect the recovery of the air transport market, insiders have warned.

Price cap of domestic air service to rise from Q2

The domestic price cap for air service will averagely increase by 3.75% from the current one from the second or third quarter of 2023, according to the Ministry of Transport.

Vietnamese air carriers seek removal of airfare ceiling prices

Domestic airlines and experts say the ceiling price for air tickets should be replaced with a flexible airfare adjustment policy.

Airlines instructed not to illegally raise prices over summer

The Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV) has called on airlines to well handle increased demand during the peak of summer.

Airfare scheme may deprive 43 million passengers of opportunity to fly at low cost

If a proposed airfare scheme is applied, the fees will make it impossible for low-income earners to travel by air.

Aviation authority proposes removal ceiling rates of airfares

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has  proposed removal of the cap for airfares on domestic flight routes operated by at least three...

Local airlines hopeful of increased ceiling prices

Increasing ceiling rates for airfares would bring more opportunities for local aviation firms to have flexible and suitable price policies in the domestic aviation market.

Airfare ceiling lowered, but airfares to remain the same

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Finance (MOF) has decided to lower the ceiling airfare for domestic air routes, but airlines say the air ticket prices will not go down.

Airfares to increase as Finance Ministry raises airport fees

 VietNamNet Bridge – Airfares are expected to increase following a decision by the MInistry of Finance to raise airport fees beginning October 1.

No more opportunities to buy air tickets for Tet flights?

It’s nearly impossible to book economy class air tickets for the flights on Tet holiday, though Tet comes only in two months.