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Some local air carriers such as Vietnam Airlines, Pacific Airlines, Vasco and Bamboo Airways will increase their management fees by up to VND100,000 per passenger.

 

Air transport agencies asked to prepare for upcoming busy national holidays

Fewer people would be allowed to enter airports to pick up or drop passengers off for departure, particularly at the busy Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi and Tan Son Nhat International Airport in HCMC, during the upcoming national holidays.

April 30–May 1 holidays: air tickets selling out, more trips offered

Airlines are offering more flights on the national holidays marking the Reunification and International Labor Day, but air tickets for some routes are running out because of high demand.

High-speed railway to compete with airlines

Developing a high-speed highway is a matter of special public concern. Under the 2021-2030 draft railway development plan, Vietnam’s railway would undertake the transport of 16.5 million tons of cargo and 30.9 million passengers by 2030.

Airlines increase flights to attractive tourist destinations

A number of domestic airlines have increased the frequency of flights to major tourist attractions nationwide in anticipation of a huge influx of travelers during the upcoming national holiday,

Local airline disbanded amid Covid-19

Tin Nghia Corporation (TID) has passed a resolution to dissolve the Tin Nghia Express Aviation Joint Venture, a member of the company, after just two years of establishment as the aviation market has been struggling due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Airlines asked to quicken refund of tickets due to COVID-19

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has asked airlines to quickly refund or exchange tickets for passengers who cannot fly to their destinations in areas under lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Waiting for govt rescue, airlines struggle to survive

Flights to other countries bring 50 percent of Vietnam Airlines’ total revenue, but the number remains modest. And domestic air transport has just begun to recover.

VN aviation industry's slowdown to affect public debt

The debts incurred by enterprises in the aviation industry, due in 2020, if not payable, will have a big impact on public debt.

Effect of COVID-19 drives up punctuality among domestic airlines

The on-time performance (OTP) of Vietnamese carriers remained at a high level from March 19 to May 18, after the number of flights was cut significantly due to COVID-19.

Viet Nam needs to position itself safe tourism paradise: experts

Airlines called for the return of international flights at a symposium on tourism on Thursday.

 

Temporary cessation in approval of new airlines in Vietnam

The MoT proposed to halt the establishment of new airlines, with new applications considered only once the aviation market rebounds to a normal state.

Coronavirus: How will airlines get flying again?

When passenger planes start flying again, the world of air travel will be very different.

Bamboo Airways urged to plan debt payment

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam has asked Bamboo Airways to quickly report its debts, payment plan for aviation service providers and its financial situation.

Airlines struggle to survive coronavirus outbreak

Vietnamese airlines are having a hard time mitigating the impact of the coronavirus outbreak which is threatening to erase the nascent air-travel boom in the country.

VN transport sector seeks way to mitigate impacts of COVID-19

Minister of Transport Nguyen Van The chaired a conference on February 27 to seek measures to counter difficulties caused by the COVID-19 epidemic.

Coronavirus outbreak to cost airlines almost $30bn

Airline industry body IATA predicts global air travel demand will fall for the first time since 2009.

Over 1,000 Chinese nationals to be repatriated

Vietnam Airlines is preparing to operate a dozen flights to repatriate more than 1,000 Chinese citizens who have got stuck in Danang, Nha Trang and Phu Quoc due to the suspension of air services between Vietnam and China.

 

Local airlines sustain coronavirus-triggered loss of VND10 trillion

Local carriers had incurred total losses of over VND10 trillion as of February 10, Tuoi Tre reported, citing the head of the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) Dinh Viet Thang.

 

Vingroup abruptly abandons Vinpearl Air project

Vingroup announced today, January 14, to call off its project to set up Vinpearl Air even though the Ministry of Planning and Investment had just sent this project to the prime minister for approval, the local media reported.