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Aviation sector: trying to survive the storm of 2020

2020 was a disastrous year for the aviation and tourism industries, which were hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam warns over fraud repatriation flights

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam has warned that Vietnamese people who have been stuck in foreign countries due to the pandemic and wish to get back home should watch out for fake advertisements for tickets on repatriation flights.

Local airlines open new domestic air routes to increase revenue

To offset the decline in revenue from international flights, airlines have been trying to exploit more domestic air routes.

Government, experts discuss rescue of Vietnam Airlines

The members of the Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council all agree that it is necessary for the State to help state-owned Vietnam Airlines overcome difficulties caused by Covid-19.

Rays of sunshine in aviation clouds

Amid serious impacts of COVID-19, there are hopeful points for the aviation sector on the back of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement.

Aviation sector restores nearly all domestic flights

Airlines restored most of the domestic flight network after the social distancing campaign ended, and is considering resuming international flights with countries that have controlled COVID-19 well.

How will Vietnam’s aviation sector fare after Covid-19?

Activities at large airports such as Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat as well as local airports have become busy again thanks to domestic flights.

Airlines face hardships as number of flights plummet

Vietnam’s airlines have halted providing flights on most international air routes because of the Covid-19 crisis. This is causing big losses to air carriers and land service companies.

Flights carrying Vietnamese to Tan Son Nhat airport suspended

The Transport Ministry has requested the suspension of the transport of Vietnamese from foreign countries to the Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City, starting from 0:00am on March 25 to 31.

Vietnam’s aviation sector loses $435 million amid Covid-19 epidemic

The initial loss caused by the suspension of flights to and from China for Vietnam’s airlines could be up to VND10 trillion.

The road to further improve connectivity across Vietnam

To reach higher levels of prosperity, Vietnam is encouraged to strengthen transport connectivity to seize international trade opportunities, as well as integrate deeper into world markets. 

Indonesia: Number of aviation passengers to decrease 21 million in 2019

Indonesian airlines have served 21 million passengers fewer than they did in 2018, said Chaikal Nuryakin, Head of the Digital Economy and Behavioral Economics Research Division at the University of Indonesia.

Aviation sector needs to improve work force

 VietNamNet Bridge – All cases causing airway insecurity at levels B and C (A is the highest level) in the first six months this year were made by people, and this fact raised a “red” alarm about work force quality in the airway sector,

Aviation sector attracts bankers

 VietNamNet Bridge – Injecting money into airlines is not the choice of short- term investors, but airlines’ shares are very attractive in the eyes of bankers, even though the ratio of profit of revenue is not high.


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Aviation sector needs human resources breakthrough

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam’s aviation sector needs a breakthrough in human resources, especially when airlines are expanding their fleets, launching new routes and preparing for their initial public offerings (IPO).

Aviation sector weathers tough year with modest growth

Vietnam’s aviation sector posted single-digit growth in terms of passenger number in the challenging year 2012 when macro-economic woes forced individual and corporate passengers to tighten their purse strings.

Air Mekong receives letters from creditors

Rumors have been spread out that Air Mekong, a private airline, may have to stop flying because of the big debts it cannot pay to partners.