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Tan Son Nhat to be part of airport urban development project

Ho Chi Minh City aims to develop Tan Son Nhat Airport urban area with commercial and service streets associated with transportation.

Too strict medical declaration creating congestion in Tan Son Nhat Airport

Medical declaration procedures recently in Tan Son Nhat International Airport have caused severe congestion, tiring tourists and citizens out.

Ministry of Transport considers pausing flights from HCM City to Phu Quoc Island

The People's Committee of Kien Giang province has asked the Ministry of Transport to pause flights between Ho Chi Minh City and Phu Quoc Island amid the surge of Covid-19 patients in Vietnam’s largest city.

24 positive cases related to four Tan Son Nhat airport’s baggage handlers reported

Related to the four latest cases of Covid-19 in HCM City, who are baggage handlers at Tan Son Nhat airport, 24 people are reported to be positive to SARS-CoV-2, said Dr. Nguyen Tri Dung, Director of HCMC Center for Disease Control.

Upgrade of Noi Bai, Tan Son Nhat runways urged to be completed by year-end

Deputy PM Truong Hoa Binh has urged the Transport Ministry to direct contractors to finish the upgrade of runways at Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat international airports and put them into operation before the year-end - the peak travel season.

International flights to Vietnam suspended, waiting for quarantine standards

Air carriers have temporarily suspended international flights to Vietnam to wait for specific instructions on quarantine standards.

Woman dies after fall off airplane stairs at Tan Son Nhat Airport

A female Vietnamese passenger has died after falling while disembarking from a flight at Tan Son Nhat International Airport, HCM City, Vietnam Airlines said.

Noi Bai, Tan Son Nhat airport runway upgrade to be kicked off this month

Two projects worth a total VND4 trillion (USD173.91 million) to upgrade runways at Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat international airports will be started by the end of this month.

COVID-19 isolation area set up close to Tan Son Nhat Int’l Airport

An isolation area aimed at receiving Vietnamese expats and foreign arrivals from places affected by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has been set up near Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City.

Funding for airport repairs not available

Funding to repair and upgrade Vietnam’s two largest international airports – Noi Bai in Hanoi and Tan Son Nhat in HCMC – has been denied as they are not listed among the mid-term public investment projects.


Financial dilemma over air strips of Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat airports

State management agencies are at a loss in finding suitable capital for improving the runways at Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat international airports.

Is Vietnam’s aviation market losing its appeal?

Air Asia has given up its plan to set up a joint venture in Vietnam, while Vingroup has canceled its Vinpearl Air project.

No State capital for Tan Son Nhat Airport’s T3 terminal

No State capital will be provided for the construction of the Tan Son Nhat Airport’s T3 Terminal, Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has announced.

900,000 safe flights handled in 2019

The Vietnam Air Traffic Management Corporation (VATM) held a ceremony on December 7 to welcome the flight coded VN216 from Tan Son Nhat airport to Noi Bai airport, the 900,000th safe flights operated by VATM in 2019.

Vietnam’s first int’l aviation expo slated for next week

VIAexpo 2019, the first Vietnam International Aviation Expo 2019, will take place from November 20 to 22 at Tan Son Nhat Pavilion convention center in HCMC’s Phu Nhuan District.

Elephant tusk and aloeswood seized at Tan Son Nhat International Airport

Customs officers at HCMC’s Tan Son Nhat Airport have seized an elephant tusk and a huge amount of aloeswood from a Vietnamese man who was attempting to illegally transport the goods into the home country.


Aircraft tyre damage reported at Tan Son Nhat Airport

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.