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Vietnamese aviation market under double pressure

The Vietnamese aviation market grew slowly in the first half of 2019, falling far short of the double-digit average growth in 2013-2018.

No licenses for airlines without training plans: CAAV

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) is encouraging the establishment of new carriers, but it will not grant operating licenses to carriers that fail to present plans for training human resources, particularly pilots.


To develop aviation manufacturing, Vietnam urged to begin with simple steps

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam should begin developing the aviation manufacturing industry with small and simple steps, experts have said. 

2014 - A disastrous year for world aviation

 2014 has been a year of aviation accidents and incidents. Since the beginning of the year, there have been 30 aviation accidents around the world, leaving more than 1,000 people dead.

Future bright for VN air travel sector

 The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is predicting that Viet Nam will become the world's seventh fastest-growing market for international passengers, with a 6.9 per cent growth rate.

Air routes from China to Danang suspended

 Fourteen out of 15 chartered air routes from China to Vietnam’s central Danang city have been cancelled until the end of September 2014.

Ministry proposes assistance for airlines affected by East Sea tensions

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Transport has sent a report to the Prime Minister proposing assistance policies for domestic airlines during the period in which they were affected by East Sea tensions.

Aviation security violations increase

VietNamNet Bridge – The National Civil Aviation Security Committee has reported 145 aviation security violations during the past six months, showing a sharp year-on-year rise of 96 per cent.

One of four flights in Vietnam either delayed or cancelled

From January to May this year, up to 25 percent of the total flights of local air carriers were delayed or canceled, compared to 16 percent during the same period last year, according to the Vietnam Civil Aviation Administration.

Aviation, shipping lines could be affected by East Sea tensions

 VietNamNet Bridge – Shipping firms have become more cautious about travelling in the disputed East Sea area, while high-ranking officials fear a decline in the aviation market.

Vietnam eyed as center of Asian aviation boom

 VietNamNet Bridge – The aviation boom in Asia has caught the attention of international finance groups, who are willing to provide loans to fund aircraft purchase deals. And Vietnam is attracting a disproportionate share of that interest.

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.

Vietnam’s aviation industry dreams of flying high

VietNamNet Bridge – The demand for air cargo transportation has bounced back in the world. Vietnam is one of the three fastest growing markets in the world.

Vietnamese tend to become “smart tourists”

“Hunting” for discounted tours, traveling in groups or organizing trekking tours themselves are the solutions Vietnamese have chosen to save costs in the economic recession.

Aviation agreement renewed, but no news about VN-US direct routes

An agreement on amendment to the Vietnam – US Bilateral Air Transport Agreement has been signed. However, the Vietnamese national flag air carrier has not made any statements about the opening of the direct air routes.

Tourists hunt for cheap air tickets to prepare for trips in 2013

Though the year 2012 would come to an end in a couple of weeks, a lot of people have been hunting for cheap air tickets for their tourism plans in 2013. In order to obtain low cost tickets, they have to book tickets many months in advance.

Aviation industry seeks support

VietNamNet Bridge – The Civil Aviation Transport Administration has drafted a document that calls for all business sectors in the country as well as foreign investors to take part in the aviation industry.