Delayed flights on the rise in Vietnam

Domestic airlines reported 12,514 delayed flights in the first four months of this year, accounting for 15.4% of the total operated flights, up 1.9% on-year.

Delayed flights on the rise in Vietnam

Passengers at Tan Son Nhat International Airport

According to the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV), Vietnam Airlines, Vietjet Air, Jetstar Pacific, Bamboo Airways and Vietnam Air Services Company (VASCO) conducted a total of 81,193 flights in the four-month period, up 9.5% on-year. 

Among those, national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines had 33,417 flights, up 2.8% against the same period of last year. It was followed by budget airline VietJet with 33,646 flights, up 15%. Meanwhile, Jetstar Pacific and Vasco saw the flight decrease. Newly-opened Bamboo Airways provided 2,024 flights.

There were 12,514 delayed flights between January and April accounting for 15.4% of the total operated flights, up 1.9% on-year.

 

Budget airline Jetstar Pacific had the highest rate of delayed flights with 2,324 flights, 26.4% of its operated flights during the period. They were followed by Vietjet 18.5% with 6,227 flights; Vietnam Airlines 10.7% (3,561 flights); Vasco 7.7% (255 flights) and Bamboo Airways 7.3% (147 flights).

In the period, 130 flights were cancelled, equal to 0.2% of the conducted flights. Vietnam Airlines had 43 flights, Vietjet with 33, Vasco with 54. Meanwhile, Jetstar Pacific and Bamboo Airways did not cancel any flight.

Nguoi Lao Dong/Dtinews

 
 
 
 
 
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