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Military land to be handed over to airport expansion project

The Ministry of National Defense will hand over around 16 hectares of land this month to the passenger terminal T3 project at the Tan Son Nhat International Airport in HCMC.

Tan Son Nhat airport tightens COVID-19 prevention measures

Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City continues to operate normally after one of the airport staff tested positive for the coronavirus on February 6, according to airport authorities.

Transport minister wants to fix airport overloading

Minister of Transport Nguyen Van The has sent an urgent dispatch to order agencies to fix shortcomings in taking-off and landing slots for aeroplanes at Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat International Airports.

Suspected case in HCM City negative for SARS-CoV-2

A 31-year-old man from Indonesia suspected of having COVID-19 has tested negative for the coronavirus.

Vietnam Airlines limits number of passengers per flight to HCM City

National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines will limit the number of passengers on flights to Ho Chi Minh City from April 6-15 following a request from the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam.

HCM City strives to keep number of COVID-19 cases within 300

Secretary of the HCM City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan has asked relevant agencies to further strengthen COVID-19 prevention and control measures so that the number of cases in the city is contained within 300.

Vietnam reports 34th case of coronavirus infection

The Health Ministry announced a new COVID-19 case, the 34th in Vietnam, in the afternoon of March 10.

HCM City quarantines 57 linked with Japanese coronavirus case

Fifty-seven people related to the flights a Japanese passenger with SARS-CoV-2 boarding have been put under quarantine, the disease control centre of Ho Chi Minh City said on March 5.

Major airports suspend receiving passenger flights from South Korea amid COVID-19

The Hanoi-based Noi Bai  Airport and Tan Son Nhat Airport in HCM City has suspended receiving flights carrying passengers from the Republic of Korea due to the complicated developments of coronavirus as from March 1.

Airport officers strive to avoid Covid-19 infection

Amid the spread of Covid-19, public security officers at international airports are shouldered with intense pressure of preventing any penetration of the disease into Vietnam while protecting themselves.

Vietnam's first level-2 field hospital returns home

The first group of Vietnamese peacekeeping forces from the Level-2 Field Hospital No. 1 arrived back at Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Son Nhat International Airport on November 21, fulfilling their mission in South Sudan.

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.


Airports overwhelmed as passenger numbers keep rising

The 21 airports in Vietnam are overloaded with the number of passengers estimated to increase to over 112 million this year against a capacity of 96.05 million.

Senegalese man arrested for trafficking cocaine – in his stomach

A Senegalese man was arrested at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City for trafficking nearly 1.6 kg of cocaine he had swallowed, the customs office at the airport announced on August 12.

Speaker announcements to be stopped at Tan Son Nhat Airport

Loudspeaker announcements will be stopped at Tan Son Nhat International Airport from July 1 this year in order to limit noise and improve passenger services quality amid the airport’s overloaded condition.


Flooding continues to threaten Tan Son Nhat International Airport

 VietNamNet Bridge – Tan Son Nhat International Airport in HCM City is still at risk of being flooded during the rainy season, as all of the drainage canals are blocked with trash.

Airport terror plot trial begins

A court in HCM City yesterday began to hear the case of 15 people who allegedly plotted to use petrol bombs to blow up Tan Son Nhat International Airport as the country was preparing to celebrate Liberation Day, 

Tan Son Nhat hikes parking fees

 VietNamNet Bridge – Parking fees at HCM City’s Tan Son Nhat International Airport will increase beginning today, December 1, the city’s People’s Committee has announced.

More, wider roads to ease traffic around HCMC airport

The Ministry of Defence has agreed to hand over land to HCM City authorities for construction of a flyover near Tan Son Nhat International Airport to prevent the constant traffic jams that occur there.