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Hanoi-based Noi Bai airport stops rapid Covid testing

The Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi City scrapped the rapid Covid testing service today, December 16.

Upgrade of Noi Bai, Tan Son Nhat runways urged to be completed by year-end

Deputy PM Truong Hoa Binh has urged the Transport Ministry to direct contractors to finish the upgrade of runways at Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat international airports and put them into operation before the year-end - the peak travel season.

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.

Straw burning threatens flight safety: aviation official

The burning of straw, plant byproducts and other waste on fields near airports produces smoke that affects visibility for pilots and poses a high risk to flight safety, said an official from Northern Airports Authority..


Noi Bai, Tan Son Nhat runway upgrades set for July

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam has approved a plan to shut the runways and taxiways at HCMC’s Tan Son Nhat airport and Hanoi’s Noi Bai airport for repair and upgrade starting from July 1, 

Noi Bai, Tan Son Nhat airport runway upgrade to be kicked off this month

Two projects worth a total VND4 trillion (USD173.91 million) to upgrade runways at Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat international airports will be started by the end of this month.

Noi Bai Airport now equipped with mobile disinfection chamber

Noi Bai International Airport has put into operation a mobile disinfection chamber in an attempt to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in the community.

COVID-19: Hundreds of planes park in deserted Noi Bai International Airport

Hundreds of aircraft have crammed themselves into the parking area of a deserted Noi Bai Airport as the travel restrictions caused by COVID-19 has seen tourism activities come to a halt and the majority of flights cancelled.

COVID-19: Noi Bai tightens medical control over passengers on entry

Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi has intensified the control over the entry of passengers as part of measures to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2).

Funding for airport repairs not available

Funding to repair and upgrade Vietnam’s two largest international airports – Noi Bai in Hanoi and Tan Son Nhat in HCMC – has been denied as they are not listed among the mid-term public investment projects.


Financial dilemma over air strips of Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat airports

State management agencies are at a loss in finding suitable capital for improving the runways at Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat international airports.

Vietnamese airports expect to serve 127 million passengers in 2020

The Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) said 21 airports that it is managing and operating are expected to serve a total of 127 million passengers in 2020, a year-on-year rise of 10 percent.

900,000 safe flights handled in 2019

The Vietnam Air Traffic Management Corporation (VATM) held a ceremony on December 7 to welcome the flight coded VN216 from Tan Son Nhat airport to Noi Bai airport, the 900,000th safe flights operated by VATM in 2019.

Transport Ministry asks for gov’t funding for upgrading int’l airport runways

The Ministry of Transport has asked the government to consider allocating capital for the upgrade of runways at Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat international airports.


Private hands tied in VN's airport projects

Despite growing interest, the ­opportunities for private domestic and foreign investors at the new terminal of Tan Son Nhat ­International Airport remain few and far between, ­triggering concerns over regulatory impediments.


Noi Bai, Tan Son Nhat face shut down risk

 Two runways at Noi Bai Airport in Hanoi and Tan Son Nhat Airport in HCM City may be shut down due to serious deterioration.

Developing airports: new playing field for billionaires

VietNamNet Bridge - A series of new airport projects and upgrading of existing airports have been suggested with total investment capital of billions of dollars.

Noi Bai, Da Nang among top 30 airports in Asia 2016

VietNamNet Bridge - The Guide to Sleeping in Airports website has published the list of the best airports in Asia in 2016, with two Vietnamese names included -Noi Bai and Da Nang.

Existing airports left idle, new airports built

VietNamNet Bridge - While many airports in the Mekong Delta are still idle, the Ministry of Transport (MOT) is considering building new ones.

Cyberattack on Vietnam Airlines raises concerns over information security

Experts have warned that more attacks, even more destructive, could be deployed in the future if organizations and businesses continue to be indifferent to information security.