Tan Son Nhat airport

Update news Tan Son Nhat airport

Tan Son Nhat Airport offers super-high speed Wi-Fi

 VietNamNet Bridge - To improve the quality of services at HCM City’s Tan Son Nhat airport, the taxi lobby at the airport has doubled in size and super-high speed Wi-Fi system will be installed.

Tan Son Nhat International Airport welcomes 25 millionth passenger

 Tan Son Nhat International Airport under the Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) on December 5 held a ceremony to welcome its 25 millionth passenger for 2015.

Two largest airports bear losses of smaller ones

Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat, the two largest airports of Viet Nam, are the only two of 22 in the country estimated to make a profit this year.

Malaysian woman caught carrying 5.39 kilograms of cocaine

 VietNamNet Bridge – A Malaysian national was discovered carrying 5.39 kilograms of cocaine in her luggage at Tan Son Nhat Airport in Ho Chi Minh City, according to the city’s Customs Department.

City airport to improve service

CAAV has asked that Tan Son Nhat International Airport widely publicise airport hotlines to better serve travelers at the country's largest airport, recently rated among the world's worst by a travel website.

Overload blamed for poor service quality at Tan Son Nhat Airport

 VietNamNet Bridge – Services at HCMC’s Tan Son Nhat Airport have been improved considerably but still get the thumbs down from many passengers as facilities of the airport are overloaded,

Airports in HCM City, Da Nang eyed for expansion

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Civil Aviation Authority of Viet Nam (CAAV) has announced changes to the master plan for HCM City-based Tan Son Nhat Airport.

Large amount of weapons confiscated at HCM City airport

Customs and police officers at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City seized a consignment of military weapons smuggled in on a flight from Turkey, the Tan Son Nhat airport customs office said on July 31. 

Flight delays on the rise

 VietNamNet Bridge – Many passengers are complaining about delayed flights while carriers and authorities are attempting to claim they are not responsible for the problems.

Long Thanh airport gets go-ahead. What’s next?

VietNamNet Bridge - There is a mountain of work that needs to be done to turn the dream of a Long Thanh airport into reality. 

Strange wave interferes with air traffic control at Tan Son Nhat Airport

VietNamNet Bridge - Scientists believe that the incident with air traffic control at Tan Son Nhat Airport on June 16 was caused by interference of unfamiliar waves. 

HCM City wants road expansion completed in mid-2016

 VietNamNet Bridge – The government of HCMC has told Hochiminh City Infrastructure Investment Joint Stock Co. (CII) to finish the expansion and upgrade of Hanoi Highway no later than June next year to facilitate traffic on this key route.

Saigonese face perils of Tan Son Nhat golf course

HCM City residents have repeatedly lodged complaints about the dangers posed by a golf course within the Tan Son Nhat International Airport.

Building Long Thanh Airport is the best of all available options

 VietNamNet Bridge – Transport Minister Dinh La Thang explained to Lao Dong (Labour) why building a new airport instead of expanding the existing Tan Son Nhat Airport in HCM City makes more sense.

Transport Ministry lowers investment estimate for Long Thanh airport

VietNamNet Bridge – Admitting that the initial estimate to build Long Thanh Airport was “unreasonable”, the Ministry of Transport (MOT) has revised construction costs to $15.8 billion instead of $18.7 billion.

Travel News

Kien Giang to have more hotel rooms for tourists; Hala Abu Dhabi teams up with local travel firms; Jetstar launches four new routes before Tet; HCM City upgrades roads leading to Tan Son Nhat airport

Australian heroin transporter seized in Tan Son Nhat airport

An Australian national was caught transporting 379.69 gram of heroin at Tan Son Nhat International Airport, the municipal customs department reported on December 7.

Ministry wants airport power outage answer before Dec. 5

The Ministry of Transport has demanded the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam to make a full answer before December 5 on the power failure at Tan Son Nhat International Airport.

Illegal drugs seized at Tan Son Nhat Airport

 VietNamNet Bridge – Customs officials at Tan Son Nhat International Airport here have seized 30,000 prohibited and addictive tablets worth more than VND2 billion (US$94,340).

Technical failure at Tan Son Nhat Airport “very serious”: officials

The incident at the HCM City Area Control Centre at Tan Son Nhat Airport on Nov. 20 was an extremely serious technical failure that has never occurred in the history of the Vietnamese aviation history, an official said.