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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.


Is Vietnam’s aviation market losing its appeal?

Air Asia has given up its plan to set up a joint venture in Vietnam, while Vingroup has canceled its Vinpearl Air project.

Vietnam’s aviation market: attractive but risky

Vietnam has great potential for airlines, but it is not easy to access it. Many players have had to give up the game.

The five bottlenecks that hinder Vietnam’s aviation industry

The biggest problem of the Vietnam’s aviation industry is overloading at airports, which affects service quality and flight safety.

Vietnam’s airlines and the dream to fly to the US

Vietnam began thinking of flying non-stop to the US 16 years ago, but the plan has yet to be implemented.

Vietnam suspends flights to China's Wuhan City amid deadly virus outbreak

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has decided to stop licensing flights to China's Wuhan City amid rising fear of the novel coronavirus (nCoV) outbreak

With 200 aircraft for 90 million people, Vietnam’s aviation industry remains modest

Investors have noted that the number of aircraft in Vietnam is low compared with regional countries.

Direct air route to the US will not be opened soon

Director of the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam, Dinh Viet Thang, said it would take at least two more years for airlines to open direct routes to the US due to various issues.


Investors willing to spend billions of USD to build airports in Vietnam

The door has still not opened widely to private investors who want to develop airports.

VN aviation industry seeks private investment amid explosive growth

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

More airlines join market, create infrastructure bottlenecks

Runways, infrastructure and air traffic control activities cannot keep up with the pace of aviation market development.

Vietnam’s aviation authority allows 15-inch Macbook Pro onboard

In case these devices have damaged lithium battery replaced by another one that is not included in the list of recall, passengers would be allowed to carry them on board.

More airlines join market, Vietnam need more flight supervisors

With more airlines joining the market and airlines’ fleets expanding, there are concerns that there will not be enough flight supervisors.

Vietnamese air carriers raise pay for pilots, cabin crew

The need for human resources, especially pilots, is becoming serious among Vietnam’s air carriers. Vietnam Airlines, for example, has decided to raise pay for pilots one year ahead of schedule.

Multi-trillion VND flow re-divides aviation market

Investors are queuing up to enter the aviation market with trillions dong worth of capital, which is expected to remap the market.

Vietnam's aviation authority questions fleet expansion

All Vietnamese airlines want to increase the number of aircraft they use, but the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has not agreed to the fleet expansion plans.

Vietnam's carriers required to quote full airfares

The Ministry of Finance has announced a requirement for local carriers to quote fares that include all taxes and fees. The move is expected to end disputes among local airlines over ways of quoting airfares.

Aviation regulator tells airlines to be cautious in expanding fleets

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has advised local airlines to refrain from adding significant numbers of new aircraft, noting that their fleets could far exceed passenger and cargo transportation needs.

Airlines argue about airfare listings

Vietnam Airlines said that it is fully complying with current regulations on listing airfares which include information about air ticket prices, taxes, fees and charges.

Vietnam Airlines, Vietjet fear they may lose market share to newcomers

Both Vietnam Airlines and Vietjet have had to change their policy on air tickets for the 2020 Tet season because of the presence of Bamboo Airways, a ‘rookie’ in the aviation market.