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Ministry of Transport wants to limit HCM City-Hanoi 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.

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.

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

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.

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.

Tet air travel demand forecasted to rise 12% on-year

Air travel demand has been forecasted to grow by 12% on-year to 12 million passengers for the coming Tet, the Lunar New Year.


Typhoon Kammuri kills at least two in Philippines

At least two people have been killed when Typhoon Kammuri landed in the Philippines on December 2 night, the country’s police said on December 3.

Flights cancelled, rescheduled due to tropical storm Podul

Vietnam’s airlines have announced their plans to cancel or reschedule their flights from and to airports in central Vietnam where tropical storm Podul is expected to make landfall on August 30.


Passengers to pay $8-10 for using wifi service on Vietnam Airlines’ flights

Vietnam Airlines has announced to provide Wifi on some of its flights using Airbus A350 aircraft from October 10.


Vietnam aviation authorities ban 15-inch MacBook Pro on flights

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has decided to ban passengers and crew members from bringing to planes 15-inch MacBook Pro laptops produced and sold between September 2015 and February 2017.


Airlines cancel flights amid storm Mun

Many flights have been cancelled or delayed on July 3 and 4 due to the storm Mun.


Vietnam Airlines flight returns to Hanoi after technical warning

A national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines flight to Frankfurt, Germany, had to return to Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi just 30 minutes after taking off because of a technical problem.

BA cancels flights from London as global IT outage causes chaos

 British Airways canceled all its flights from London's two biggest airports on Saturday after a global computer system failure caused confusion and chaos, with thousands of passengers queuing for hours and planes left stuck on runways.

Snowstorm forces Canada's biggest airport to cancel 100 flights

 Canada's biggest airport canceled more than a hundred flights on Tuesday as a late winter storm brought more snow to southern Ontario, forcing several colleges to suspend classes.