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An increasing number of Vietnam Airlines planes have been found to have tyres damaged after landing at Tan Son Nhat Airport.

Flight delayed after VN Airlines plane damaged by airstair

A ladder car, while approaching a Boeing 787 aircraft operated by Vietnam Airlines, punctured the body of the plane on August 22, resulting in the cancelation of a flight from HCMC to Japan’s Osaka.


Private hands tied in VN's airport projects

Despite growing interest, the ­opportunities for private domestic and foreign investors at the new terminal of Tan Son Nhat ­International Airport remain few and far between, ­triggering concerns over regulatory impediments.


VND4.2 trillion assigned for runway upgrades at Noi Bai, Tan Son Nhat

 The Ministry of Transport on March 21 asked the Government for approval to use VND4.2 trillion (US$181 million) to upgrade runways at Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat Airports.

Transport Ministry readies capital to expand Tan Son Nhat

The Ministry of Transport is considering to use investment from the Airports Corporation of Viet Nam (ACV), or call for capital resources to build more runways and terminals at Tan Son Nhat Airport.

Can Tan Son Nhat airport improve its capacity in an efficient way?

If the flight operation process is changed and advanced technologies are used to improve organizational and management capability, the capacity of Tan Son Nhat Airport will improve, experts say.

Aviation security policies proposed for first private airport

In the latest report to the Ministry of Transport (MOT), the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) proposed two options for aviation security assurance at Van Don, the first privately operated airport of Vietnam.

Non-aviation revenue in Vietnam's airports less than other regional countries

Non-aviation revenue in the airport business, including sales per passenger through ACV (Airports Corporation of Vietnam), is $1, compared with the average of $10-12 in Asia and $4-5 in Thailand and Malaysia.

More investors show interest in airports in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge - The limited capacity of key airports could hinder the growth of the aviation market in the medium term, experts have said. 

Air carriers may reduce flights as airports become overloaded

VietNamNet Bridge - Management agencies are considering setting quotas to restrict the number of new aircraft that airlines can buy and the number of flights each day as airports are becoming overloaded.

Existing airports left idle, new airports built

VietNamNet Bridge - While many airports in the Mekong Delta are still idle, the Ministry of Transport (MOT) is considering building new ones.

Cyberattack on Vietnam Airlines raises concerns over information security

Experts have warned that more attacks, even more destructive, could be deployed in the future if organizations and businesses continue to be indifferent to information security.

CMC Infosec says malware used to attack Noi Bai Airport

VietNamNet Bridge - Soon after receiving a malware sample provided by Noi Bai International Airport, the victim of the cyberattack on July 29, CMC Infosec found it had the execution name ‘diskperf.exe’. 

Aviation infrastructure overloaded

VietNamNet Bridge - The overloaded infrastructure is a major reason behind the high percentage of canceled and delayed flights.

Image: Overseas Vietnamese return home for Tet, crowd Tan Son Nhat Airport

In the past few days, thousands of people have flocked to Tan Son Nhat Airport to welcome their relatives who were overseas Vietnamese returning home for the Lunar New Year. In that situation, the airport has been severely overloaded.

Tablet check-in procedures applied at Tan Son Nhat Airport

 VietNamNet Bridge - Eight tablets will be available at the international terminal of the Tan Son Nhat Airport in HCM City for check-in procedures this Lunar New Year (Tet holiday).

600,000th safe flight welcomed in Tan Son Nhat airport

 The Vietnam Air Traffic Management Corporation (VATM) held a ceremony to welcome the 600,000th safe flight in 2015 at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City on December 8.

Vietnamese air carriers to provide hotlines

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has instructed the Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) and domestic airlines to build and provide hotline services at all airports where they operate.

Experts back controversial airport project

 VietNamNet Bridge – Leading economic experts and scholars have thrown support behind a highly controversial international airport in Long Thanh District, Dong Nai Province.

Aviation officials reprimanded in wake of incidents

 The Transport Ministry and the Vietnam Air Traffic Management Corporation (VATM) have issued decisions to reprimand and dismiss several aviation officials responsible for errors that threatened flight safety in late 2014.