Update news flights

For the Ho Chi Minh City – Hanoi air route, the number of flights could be reduced to less than two round trips per day.


E-health declaration compulsory for all airline passengers

All airlines must ensure passengers complete electronic health declarations before boarding flights at all airports nationwide as requested by the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV).

VN suspends inbound flights from UK and South Africa to prevent new coronavirus variant

The transport ministry officially stops licensing flights from countries and territories where new Covid-19 variant is reported.

PM orders suspending flights from countries, territories with new SARS-CoV-2 variants

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered suspending flights carrying Vietnamese citizens home from countries and territories which report new variants of SARS-CoV-2 and see complicated pandemic developments, firstly the UK and South Africa.

PM Phuc agrees to reopen air transportation links with China

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed to reopen air transport activities between Vietnam and China during a recent cabinet meeting to discuss plans regarding novel coronavirus (COVID-19) prevention and control measures.

Domestic services at Noi Bai airport resume

Domestic services at Hanoi’s Noi Bai International Airport have begun again and a spike in demand has been seen on weekends, according to a representative from the airport.

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.

Van Don-Danang air route set to reopen next month

After a four-month suspension triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic, the air route between Van Don International Airport in the northern province of Quang Ninh and Danang International Airport 

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.

Domestic routes resuming, international flights pending

As the Covid-19 epidemic is now under control in Vietnam, domestic flights have been operational again, with seat distancing no longer applied. 

Vietnam aviation industry will not be able to recover until 2021

The aviation sector can only recover in 2021 according to an official from the Ministry of Transport.

Airlines allowed to operate at full capacity from May 7

The Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV) has notified Vietnamese airlines that seat distancing and restrictions on passenger numbers are to be abolished from 00:00 on May 7.

Proposal to lift distancing rule on plane rejected

The Ministry of Transport has turned down a proposal from the Aviation Authority to remove the distancing rule on flights.

Vietnam actively trying to bring citizens in US back home: Foreign Ministry

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Transport and Vietnam’s representative offices in the US are actively joining hands to assist the Vietnam Airlines in clearing necessary procedures

Passenger numbers must not exceed 80% of aircraft capacity

The number of passengers on board each aircraft must not exceed 80% of its capacity to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, according to a notice the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has sent to airlines and airports nationwide.

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.

Tan Son Nhat Airport receives more passengers after social distancing relaxed

Tan Son Nhat Airport in HCM City has become busy again as more domestic flights have resumed as Covid-19 testing for passengers has been stopped.

Flight prices on the rise as outbreak situation improves

Air ticket prices have increased recently as the fight against Covid-19 has shown positive signs and demand is still higher than supply.

Vietravel Airlines’ plan for first flights postponed due to COVID-19

 The country’s newest carrier Vietravel Airlines has delayed its launch plans due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Vietnam Airlines suspends flights to Russia, Taiwan

Vietnam Airlines announced on March 18 that it will suspend flights between Vietnam and Russia, Taiwan (China) from March 19 until further notice from authorities, amid the worsening COVID-19 epidemic.