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A passenger plane en route to Con Dao island in southern Vietnam was forced to return to Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Son Nhat International Airport on March 14 after smoke was detected.

Vietnamese airlines resume most domestic routes

Vietnamese airlines have resumed most domestic flights after the country has gone almost 50 days without community transmission of the coronavirus.

 

VN aviation industry seeks private investment amid explosive growth

The booming aviation sector in Việt Nam needs investment from the private sector to ensure that it has adequate airport infrastructure for continued...

Domestic airlines delay, cancel almost 4,000 flights in July

Five domestic airlines reported 3,933 delayed flights in July, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV).

Tourism industry to make more use of general aviation

Helicopters, seaplanes and hot-air balloons are used in tourism activities in other countries, but in Vietnam, a lack of a legal framework and programme development have stalled their use. 

Behind Vietnam Airlines’ plan to sell & lease back aircrafts

VietNamNet Bridge - The national flag air carrier’s plan to sell and lease back three A350s was approved in late 2015, before the aircraft arrive, slated for 2016 and 2017. This aims to step by step cut government-guaranteed loans.

Vietnamese bankers harbor ‘airline dream’

VietNamNet Bridge - Bankers have been repeatedly warned about the high risks they would face when investing in the aviation sector, but they still harbor the ‘airline dream’.

Vietnam aviation market may suffer losses in the medium term

 VietNamNet Bridge - According to the Center of Asia Pacific Aviation (CAPA), the domestic aviation market of Vietnam will suffer losses in the medium term, when the average fares fall because of competition.

Vietnam Airlines proposal for new air carrier raises doubts

The Ministry of Transport (MOT) has been asked to thoroughly consider the Vietnam Airlines Corporation’s (VNA) proposal on setting up a new carrier, a proposal criticised by some as not transparent enough.

State warned it may lose capital on Vietnam Airlines’ proposal

VietNamNet Bridge - The Vietnam Airlines Corporation (VNA), the national flag air carrier, has asked for permission to contribute capital to set up a new carrier under the mode of a joint stock company.

VN airlines report record profits

VietNamNet Bridge - The warming of the domestic economy combined with the fall in fuel prices have brought about record-high revenue and profits for most Vietnamese air carriers in 2015.

VASCO takes over three Vietnam Airlines domestic routes

 The Vietnam Air Services Company (VASCO) replaced the national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines to offer flights on three domestic air routes beginning January 26.

Airplane lands on fuselage

 VietNamNet Bridge – A King Air aircraft of the Vietnam Air Service Company (VASCO), a subsidiary of Vietnam Airlines, could not drop the landing gear while landing at the Buon Me Thuot Airport on Monday afternoon.

Vietnam Airlines to be restructured by 2015

VietNamNet Bridge – The Government has approved a plan to comprehensively restructure the national flagship carrier, Vietnam Airlines by 2015.