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Transport Ministry proposes to halt the planning of Hanoi's second airport till 2030icon
SOCIETY19/07/20210

Transport Ministry proposes to halt the planning of Hanoi's second airport till 2030

The ministry said it would base on the recovery and development of aviation after the COVID-19 pandemic to have full research on the location of the second airport in the city.

 
Why does Vietnam not develop airports en masse?icon

Why does Vietnam not develop airports en masse?

BUSINESS
15/03/2021

Following numerous requests made by localities nationwide to the Ministry of Transport about their desire to build airports, concerns have been raised by the public and economic experts regarding their feasibility and economic efficiency.

Ministry of Transport warns about localities’ airport boomicon

Ministry of Transport warns about localities’ airport boom

SOCIETY
08/03/2021

The development of the airport network depends on socio-economic conditions, not just on localities’ proposals.

HCM City's airport gives COVID tests to passengers returning from northicon

HCM City's airport gives COVID tests to passengers returning from north

SOCIETY
17/02/2021

HCM City’s authorities are testing arrivals from three major airports in the north (Noi Bai in Hanoi, Van Don in Quang Ninh province and Cat Bi in Hai Phong) as tens of thousands of passengers are returning after the Lunar New Year holiday.

Ninh Binh proposes construction of local airport within 10 yearsicon

Ninh Binh proposes construction of local airport within 10 years

BUSINESS
25/01/2021

Ninh Binh proposed the Ministry of Transport (MoT) to add an airport in the province to the national airport planning in the 2021- 2030 period, with a vision toward 2050.

Upgraded runways in Tan Son Nhat, Noi Bai airports put into useicon

Upgraded runways in Tan Son Nhat, Noi Bai airports put into use

SOCIETY
11/01/2021

The runway 25R/07L of Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Son Nhat International Airport and the runway 1B of Hanoi’s Noi Bai International Airport were put into use again after upgrading on January 10 afternoon.

Vietnam to spend US$15.7 billion on expanding airports by 2030icon

Vietnam to spend US$15.7 billion on expanding airports by 2030

SOCIETY
19/12/2020

Vietnam will spend VND365.1 trillion (US$15.7 billion) between now and 2030 to expand existing airports or build new airports, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV).

Does Vietnam need more airports? The debate continuesicon

Does Vietnam need more airports? The debate continues

BUSINESS
02/11/2020

The Government Office has asked the Ministry of Transport to consider a proposal by Ninh Thuan Province to use a military airport also for commercial purposes.

Noi Bai, Tan Son Nhat runway upgrades set for Julyicon

Noi Bai, Tan Son Nhat runway upgrades set for July

SOCIETY
29/06/2020

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam has approved a plan to shut the runways and taxiways at HCMC’s Tan Son Nhat airport and Hanoi’s Noi Bai airport for repair and upgrade starting from July 1, 

Vietnam records 85 covid-19 casesicon

Vietnam records 85 covid-19 cases

SOCIETY
20/03/2020

The Ministry of Health confirmed nine more cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection on March 19 night, raising the total number of COVID-19 patients in Vietnam to 85.

Vietnamese flock home from overseasicon

Vietnamese flock home from overseas

SOCIETY
19/03/2020

As more and more countries throughout Asia and Europe start to close borders with the COVID-19 pandemic showing no signs of abating, thousands of Vietnamese citizens are rushing home.

Financial dilemma over air strips of Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat airportsicon

Financial dilemma over air strips of Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat airports

BUSINESS
09/03/2020

State management agencies are at a loss in finding suitable capital for improving the runways at Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat international airports.

Compulsory e-health declaration for all passengers entering Vietnamicon

Compulsory e-health declaration for all passengers entering Vietnam

SOCIETY
07/03/2020

The Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV) has asked airlines to inform all passengers on the requirement to fill in electronic health declaration forms before boarding flights to Vietnam, starting from 6:00 am on March 7.

Passengers from South Korea forced to fill out health declaration formsicon

Passengers from South Korea forced to fill out health declaration forms

SOCIETY
24/02/2020

Those who enter Vietnam from the Republic of Korea (RoK) have been officially required to fill out medical declaration forms amid the increase of COVID-19 cases in the East Asian country, according to the Ministry of Health.

Overloaded infrastructure hinders development of Vietnamese aviation industryicon

Overloaded infrastructure hinders development of Vietnamese aviation industry

BUSINESS
13/12/2019

The combined capacity of the 22 airports in Vietnam is just equal to that of one single airport like Changi in Singapore, Suvarnabhumi in Thailand or KLIA in Malaysia.

Vietnam considers Swedish loans to build largest airporticon

Vietnam considers Swedish loans to build largest airport

BUSINESS
26/11/2019

A Swedish state-owned entity proposed a commercial loan of over US$1 billion for the construction of Long Thanh airport, the would-be largest of its kind in Vietnam.

VN aviation industry seeks private investment amid explosive growthicon

VN aviation industry seeks private investment amid explosive growth

FEATURE
20/11/2019

The booming aviation sector in Việt Nam needs investment from the private sector to ensure that it has adequate airport infrastructure for continued...

Air transport business requirements amended for newcomersicon

Air transport business requirements amended for newcomers

BUSINESS
19/11/2019

The Government has issued a new decree, amending air transport business requirements to create favorable conditions for enterprises to penetrate the sector.