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Is there space for Vietstar Airlines?

Will the sixth airline be able to make things happen in the market with five other competitors?

Tan Son Nhat Airport at risk of flooding during rainy season

The HCM City People’s Council has urged Tan Binh District authorities to speed up the progress of flood-prevention projects inside Tan Son Nhat international airport to prepare for the coming rainy season.

Airport officials seize large quantity of used mobile phones

Authorities recently seized a large number of mobile phones at Tan Son Nhat airport in HCM City, which were transported from the Republic of Korea to Vietnam, said customs officials at the airport on May 20.


Male passenger caught with weapons at Tan Son Nhat Airport

 VietNamNet Bridge – A male passenger was caught carrying illegal weapons at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in HCM City on Tuesday.

Experts disagree on plan on Long Thanh, Tan Son Nhat airport use

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam Airlines may be the only one domestic air carrier to use the proposed Long Thanh International Airport if the consultant’s plan is approved.

Local authorities seek permission to build international airports

Nearly all provinces believe that there should be international airports in their localities to serve the increasingly high number of travelers, help attract investment, and develop tourism.

MoT seeks more funds to expand Tan Son Nhat Airport

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Transport has asked agencies to mobilise VND25 trillion (US$1.07 billion) in funding to expand Tan Son Nhat International Airport in HCM City’s Tan Binh District.  

Tan Son Nhat airport to be expanded to north and south

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Transport Minister has agreed with the Ministry of Defense to expand Tan Son Nhat International Airport in HCM City to both the south and north where a 157-ha golf course is located. 

Three major airports need $5b for upgrades

 VietNamNet Bridge – More than VND116 trillion (US$5 billion) is needed to build Long Thanh Airport and upgrade Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat airports for the 2018-21 period, with a vision to 2025,

French consultant offers Tan Son Nhat Airport expansion plans

Building a new terminal and more taxiways without building another runway and improving access to the airport are among the solutions suggested by a French consultancy for expanding HCM City’s Tan Son Nhat Airport.

Tan Son Nhat Airport braces for Tet overload

 VietNamNet Bridge – The country’s busiest airport, Tan Son Nhat in HCM City, has taken measures to cope with overload inside as well as on roads outside during Tet (the Lunar New Year) next month.

Govt tells Dong Nai to do feasibility study for acquiring land for Long Thanh Airport

The Government has instructed Dong Nai Province to co-ordinate with relevant agencies to do a feasibility study for acquiring lands for the construction of Long Thanh Airport and paying their owners compensation.

No leasing of military land near Tan Son Nhat Airport

The Deputy Minister of Defence has urged all military units to comply with the Central Military Commission’s regulations on management and use of military land near HCM City’s Tan Son Nhat Airport.

VN war-era mass grave excavation begins at airport

Several items suspected to be belongings of dead soldiers of the Liberation Army have been uncovered, following days of excavation in an open field west of the busy Tan Son Nhat Airport.

Website of Tan Son Nhat Airport hacked

 VietNamNet Bridge – The website of HCM City’s Tan Son Nhat International Airport, tansonnhatairport.vn, was hacked late Wednesday, with many people reporting they were unable to log on at about 10:45 pm.

Officials told to submit Tan Son Nhat Airport plan

 VietNamNet Bridge – Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has urged the ministries of Transport and Defence to finalise a plan to expand Tan Son Nhat International Airport in HCM City and report to the Government next week.

Tan Son Nhat Airport capacity to rise to 45m passengers

 VietNamNet Bridge – Authorities have proposed an expansion plan for HCM City’s Tan Son Nhat Airport that will enable it to handle 45 million passengers a year.

Tan Son Nhat to increase night flights during Tet

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Tan Son Nhat Airport Authority announced it will increase the number of night flights to meet high demand during Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday.

Pumper to ease flooding at Tan Son Nhat Airport

 VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City’s Department of Transport has proposed the installation of pumpers to increase water drainage capability at a canal close to the Tan Son Nhat International Airport.

HCM City to develop urgent plan to prevent flooding at Tan Son Nhat Airport

 VietNamNet Bridge – Party Secretary Dinh La Thang has urged HCM City authorities to develop a long-term plan to prevent worsening flooding at the country’s largest airport.