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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.

Vingroup to open aviation training facilities

The private conglomerate Vingroup will work with the CAE Oxford Aviation Academy to establish its VinAviation School and Vinpearl Air Training Centre in Vietnam, with enrollment expected to open this August.

Vietnam’s airlines making hectic preparations to fly to US

VietNamNet Bridge - Soon after the US officially granted non-stop flight permission to Vietnam, domestic airlines set to work to prepare to fly to the US.

Vietnam-US direct air routes may begin in 2018

In the first quarter of 2017, FAA will send staff to Vietnam to assess Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam’s (CAAV) safety supervision capability in preparation for Vietnamese air carriers to open direct air routes to the US.

Spy plane causes air traffic chaos, says FAA

 A spy plane was responsible for a computer glitch that caused air-traffic chaos in western US states last week, the Federal Aviation Administration has revealed.

FAA approves Boeing tests of battery fix

 US air-safety regulators on Tuesday approved Boeing's plan to fix 787 batteries for testing, a major step forward to get the planes, grounded worldwide, flying again.

Boeing seeks temporary fix for suspect batteries: report

 US aerospace giant Boeing is considering an interim plan to protect its 787 Dreamliner if its batteries overheat or catch fire, according to a report Monday in the Seattle Times.