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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,

Vietnam needs to build hub airports

Vietnam’s is considered as one of the fastest growing aviation markets in Asia.

Ha Giang seeks new airport

The northern mountainous province of Ha Giang has just asked the Ministry of Transport to add the construction of an airport to the master plan on Vietnam’s airport system in the 2021-2030 period, with a vision to 2050.

Taiwan, Tokyo and Cambodia among safe destinations for flights to resume: PM

China’s Guangzhou and Taiwan, Seoul and Tokyo, together with Laos and Cambodia were among potential international air routes Vietnam is considering reopening, after months of border closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tourism authority told to account for proposal over 400 free air tickets

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has asked the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism to explain its proposal asking air carriers to provide 400 free air tickets for domestic flights to boost its tourism stimulation program.

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.

Air fares face turbulence when flights slowly restart

Prices should initially fall but then spike by more than 50% if airlines have to keep middle seats free.

Vietjet petitions for reallocation of JPA flight operation rights

A local air carrier has asked the national aviation authority to withdraw the aviation business license of local budget carrier Jetstar Pacific (JPA) and reallocate its flight operation rights to other local airlines.

Vietnam Airlines posts heavy losses due to Covid-19

Vietnam Airlines has announced in its Q1 financial report that its first quarter losses were greater than its 2019 profits.

Coronavirus: How will airlines get flying again?

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

Many sectors will recover quickly due to high market demand: experts

Experts have said that once the COVID-19 pandemic ends, higher market demand would support many sectors in quickly resuming their business.

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.

Aviation industry spirals deeper than wort-case scenario forecasts

The aviation industry has suffered the worst impact by the coronavirus pandemic, with performance dropping below the most pessimist forecasts from February.

Noi Bai airport furthers preventive measures amid Covid-19

After two days of the Government’s decision to ease social distancing while continuing measures to curb the spread of Covid-19 epidemic in the new context, preventive measures have been strictly implemented at the Noi Bai Airport.

Vietnam Airlines sells 49 per cent stake in Cambodia's Angkor Air

Vietnam Airlines sold its 49 per cent stake in Cambodia's Angkor Air to private investors.

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

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

Securities company lists 9 industries that will be affected by epidemic

Nine industries could be negatively affected in the short term by the fallout of the coronavirus epidemic, according to SSI Securities Corp.

Gov’t seeks State Appraisal Council review of Long Thanh airport construction

The Government has urged the State Appraisal Council to review the feasibility report for the first phase of the proposed Long Thanh international airport, which is slated to begin this year, and submit it for approval next month.

Pilots found for parking violations at Vietnamese airports

Pilots of several foreign airlines have been found for violating aeroplane landing and parking regulations to land at Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat international airports, according to Vietnamese aviation authorities.

Aviation sector brings most int’l tourists to Vietnam

Airplanes remained the primary means of transport to carry international visitors to Vietnam, with 80% of the total 18 million foreign travelers to the country in 2019 arriving by air.