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The anticipated deaths of the Vietnamese air carriers

 VietNamNet Bridge – It is undeniable that Vietnam is a fat land for the aviation development. However, most of the private airlines have tasted failure in the home market. Why?

All airlines get profit, says Transportation Minister

 VietNamNet Bridge - Minister of Transport Dinh La Thang said that instead of Vietnam Airlines alone reporting profits as previous years, this year domestic aviation grew well and all airlines were profitable.

Airlines fight over qualified workers in aviation boom time

 VietNamNet Bridge – Air carriers, who have been scrambling for pilots and stewardesses all the time, have begun a new struggle to lure technical officers.

Low cost carriers – a suitable model for private airlines?

 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.

Danang stages road shows to woo regional airlines

 VietNamNet Bridge – Authorities of the central coastal city of Danang now are busy launching road shows abroad to woo airlines to open services linking Danang with regional destinations to as to attract more tourists, said a local tourism official.

Airlines spent big money to upgrade fleets

 VietNamNet Bridge – VietjetAir has decided to spend more than $9 billion to buy 100 Airbuses. Prior to that, other carriers also spent big sums of money to expand their fleets.

Hundreds of foreign tourists booked for tours to Son Doong Cave

 The International Travel Company Oxalis, which is organizing tours to the world's largest cave Son Doong in Quang Binh Province, said that more than 400 international tourists have booked for tours in 2014 at US$3,000 per head.


 Two Vietnamese hotels boast world’s best spas; Vietnam increasingly popular with Russian tourists;  Da Lat Flower Festival to highlight Truong Sa Archipelago; Operators offer cash prizes to drum up travel demand

Airlines get new rules on capital

 VietNamNet Bridge – A minimum of VND300 billion (US$14.4 million) is required to set up a commercial airline, following a recent Government decision.

Airlines compete to take over the air routes left by Air Mekong

Right after Jetstar Pacific announced the opening of the HCM City – Buon Ma Thuot and the Buon Ma Thuot – Vinh City air routes in late March 2013, VietJet Air has also planned to provide the flights on the routes in the next month.

Domestic aviation market still unattractive to airlines (part 3)

VietNamNet Bridge – The domestic aviation market has turned out to be not lucrative as thought.

Vietnamese market too severe to airlines (part 2)

Analysts now bet on the fate of Air Mekong after hearing that the private airline cannot pay for fuel. Pacific Airlines still has reported loss for the last five consecutive year of operation.

Super deluxe brands flock to Vietnam

While the real estate market has become frozen, low-cost and medium-class product sales have been going very slowly, deluxe products still can be sold well in Vietnam, which has prompted the biggest fashion brands to flock to the country.