Tan Son Nhat Airport
The Management Center of Public Transport sought approval from the HCMC Transport Department to open two more bus routes in the Tan Son Nhat International Airport area to deal with traffic congestion.
The HCM City People’s Committee has decided to require foreign entries via Tan Son Nhat International Airport to have negative testing results before exiting.
The Transport Ministry has asked HCM City to deal strictly with taxi drivers who aggressively solicit and charge exorbitant fares from passengers at the Tan Son Nhat International Airport.
The HCM City Transport Department has asked the Southern Airport Authority (SAA) to arrange parking lots for buses to enter the airport to carry passengers from Tan Son Nhat Airport to the city central area and other places.
The HCMC government has proposed studying a railway linking the Tan Son Nhat International Airport in HCMC and the Long Thanh International Airport, which is under construction in the neighboring province of Dong Nai by lengthening metro line 4b.
The Noi Bai international airport in Hanoi and Tan Son Nhat international airport in Ho Chi Minh City will continue receiving passengers from abroad.
Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City has stopped receiving passengers entering the country, starting May 27, amid rising coronavirus infections in the southern largest city.
The Tan Son Nhat International Airport in HCM City is adding more staff, opening early check-in counters, and using all available security scanners to reduce increasing congestion at the site.
Tan Son Nhat Airport has been facing severe congestion in the past several days, with the operator attributing the situation to passengers’ lack of awareness in following the airport’s policies and filing the electronic medical declaration form.
Flocks of passengers headed towards HCM City-based Tan Son Nhat international airport to return home or travel in light of the sharp drop in prices for air tickets.
Most of the Covid-19 patients detected at HCMC-based Tan Son Nhat International Airport are asymptomatic while many others have tested negative for Covid-19 after a short time of treatment.
The SASR-CoV-2 virus strain found in patients who are employees at HCM City’s Tan Son Nhat airport appear for the first time in Vietnam and Southeast Asia.
At 6am on February 8, the Ministry of Health announced four new locally-transmitted cases of Covid-19 who are staff at Tan Son Nhat airport in HCM City, bringing the total number of patients in the country to 2,005.
Different from the previous years, HCM City’s Mien Dong coach station and Tan Son Nhat International Airport have been very quiet these days due to impacts of the ongoing Covid-19 outbreaks.