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VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam Airlines, the national flag air carrier, is seeking shareholders’ approval for the sale of three Airbus A350s it would receive in 2016-2017.

More airlines are established, but will they take off?

VietNamNet Bridge - The plans on setting up two new air carriers – Vietstar Airlines and SkyViet – have been submitted to the Prime Minister.

Vietnamese bankers harbor ‘airline dream’

VietNamNet Bridge - Bankers have been repeatedly warned about the high risks they would face when investing in the aviation sector, but they still harbor the ‘airline dream’.

CAAV’s plan to build airports in northwest raises controversy

VietNamNet Bridge - Aviation experts believe that it would be a waste to spend VND10 trillion to build three airports in the northwest.

Low-cost carrier ‘great war’ begins

VietNamNet Bridge - Behind the current sales promotion campaigns for zero-dong and super-cheap fares is stiff competition among low-cost air carriers (LCC).

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. 

Low-income earners travel by air as aviation market competes on fares

 VietNamNet Bridge - To gain market dominance, domestic airlines have to compete on fares but they also have to face extreme problem of profit margins.

Chinese spokesman’s arguments completely wrongful: aviation authority

 The Chinese foreign ministry spokesman put forward a number of wrong and dangerous arguments to defend the country’s recent test flights to a reef in the East Sea, the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has said.

Two largest airports bear losses of smaller ones

Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat, the two largest airports of Viet Nam, are the only two of 22 in the country estimated to make a profit this year.

Air tickets won’t be cheaper despite airfare ceiling cut

VietNamNet Bridge - Though the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has lowered the airfare ceiling by 4 percent, air carriers’ airfares have remained the same.

Delayed, cancelled flights on the rise in July: CAAV

 VietNamNet Bridge – The number of delayed flights increased more than expected in July, the Civil Aviation Authority of Viet Nam (CAAV) said.

CAAV acts to prevent luggage thefts at airports

 The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) will adopt a series of bold measures to deal with increasing thefts of passengers’ properties in check-in luggage at airports nationwide.

Opening direct international air routes a must for Vietnam's airlines

VietNamNet Bridge - Opening direct air routes is a trend being followed by the world’s air carriers and Vietnam’s.

Vietnamese air carriers to provide hotlines

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has instructed the Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) and domestic airlines to build and provide hotline services at all airports where they operate.

Long Thanh Airport has little impact on public debt: MOF

VietNamNet Bridge - The Ministry of Finance (MOF) has said that the proposed Long Thanh International Airport’s impact on the public debt would not be higher than 0.28 percent of GDP.

Local aircraft fleet to grow strongly in next five years

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry has approved a restructuring scheme for the aviation sector with a focus on strongly expanding the number of aircraft operated by Vietnamese airlines between now and 2020.

Vietnam Airlines asked to make clear fare structure

 The Ministry of Finance has requested the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) tell Vietnam Airlines to reregister its economy-class domestic fares and clarify fare structure and service charges.

VN Aviation Administration to tighten baggage security

VietNamNet Bridge – The Civil Aviation Administration of Viet Nam (CAAV) has issued a plan for better management and prevention of theft of passengers' baggage and cargo, and to ensure aviation security.


Hydroplane tours still cannot get off the ground

VietNamNet Bridge - Hydroplane tourism has great potential to develop, especially in the Mekong River Delta, but only a few routes have been approved. 

Investors race to pour money into airports

VietNamNet Bridge - No matter how tight the control the state would keep over airports, the development of civil airports will always a lucrative business field.