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Airlines await “vaccine passports” for resumption of international flights

Although “vaccine passports” are yet to become official, airlines are nonetheless preparing for the resumption of international flights based on their introduction.

Vietnam’s airlines preparing to fly non-stop to US, resume international flights

Despite the Covid-19 crisis, Bamboo Airways and Vietnam Airlines have announced plans to fly non-stop to the US by the end of this year.

Vietnam to reopen international air routes from April 1

From April 1 to June 30, Vietnam Airlines will expand the operation of four international air routes: Hanoi - Narita (Tokyo, Japan), Hanoi - Incheon (Seoul, South Korea), Hanoi - Sydney and Ho Chi Minh City - Sydney (Australia).

Vietravel Airlines to fly commercially in Jan. 2021

The Vietnam Travel Aviation Co. Ltd (Vietravel Airlines) made its debut in Ho Chi Minh City on Dec. 26 after fully meeting necessary requirements and procedures for commercial operation.

Man who entered Vietnam illegally tests positive for COVID-19

A man who entered the country illegally from Myanmar is the latest patient to test positive for COVID-19.

Covid-19 takes a heavy toll on Vietnam aviation industry

The aviation industry has experienced a sharp decrease in passenger volume this year.

VN Aviation Administration licences international flights with quarantine package

The Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV) has granted international flight permits for flights using a quarantine fee package.

Travel firms impatient because of slow resumption of international flights

International commercial air routes were reopened about a month ago under a Prime Ministerial decision.

Nearly 180 Vietnamese citizens brought home from Brunei

Nearly 180 Vietnamese citizens were flown home safely on October 11 thanks to joint efforts by Vietnamese authorities, the Vietnamese Embassy in Brunei, Lilama company and budget carrier Vietjet.

International flights to Vietnam suspended, waiting for quarantine standards

Air carriers have temporarily suspended international flights to Vietnam to wait for specific instructions on quarantine standards.

Waiting for govt rescue, airlines struggle to survive

Flights to other countries bring 50 percent of Vietnam Airlines’ total revenue, but the number remains modest. And domestic air transport has just begun to recover.

Good preparations will breed confidence

The resumption of foreigners’ entry into Vietnam is one of the urgent tasks to be done to spur economic growth while Vietnam has to remain vigilant to the coronavirus. 

Inbound flight schedule, requirements for foreign entries into Vietnam detailed

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam has submitted detailed plans for flight schedules and requirements for airlines to bring international passengers into Vietnam, awaiting approval from Ministry of Transport and concerned authorities.

Resumption of some international flights not expected to bring back many tourists at once

Vietnam should not look forward to receiving foreign travelers soon after it reopens international air routes, but it needs to prepare well to get them back.

Luxury hotels ready to receive guests quarantined after arrival

Eight hotels in Hanoi, selected to lodge people during quarantine, are ready to receive guests. The room rate is set at VND1.2-4 million per day.

Passengers must spend 6 days at concentrated quarantine centers after entering VN

With two continuous tests of negative results after their entry, those who enter Vietnam to work for a period of over 14 days can go home or to their accommodations for self-isolation, according to the latest Ministry of Health’s temporary guide.

Vietnam to resume some international flights, set up quarantine process

The aviation authorities of China, South Korea, Japan, and Taiwan (China) have asked Vietnam to clarify the immigration process, isolation and medical requirements for international flights.

Who can enter Vietnam as from September 15?

The Prime Minister has agreed to gradually open Vietnam’s skies to six international air routes as of September 15 after the COVID-19 pandemic is under control. Who are able to enter Vietnam, and what are requirements?

Vietnam Airlines conducts first routine international flight since pandemic

For the first time in six months, Vietnam Airlines' first routine international commercial flight took off from Hanoi on September 19 morning, heading to Japan.

Vietnam to resume more int’l flights in "controlled" manner

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc told the Ministry of Transport to continue to plan the resumption of more international flights, but in a “controlled” manner.