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Vietnam Airlines, Boeing reach 10-billion-USD deal for Boeing 737 Max jets

National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines plans to buy 50 narrow-body Boeing 737 Max aircraft in a deal worth 10 billion with the US group Boeing.

PM attends announcement of direct Hanoi-Hiroshima air route

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on May 19 attended a ceremony to announce the first direct air route between Vietnam's capital city of Hanoi and Japan's Hiroshima prefecture.

Billionaire Phuong Thao gets VND200 million in wages from Vietjet

Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao, the only female dollar billionaire in Vietnam recognized by Forbes, receives VND221 million in salary each month.

Vietjet reports profit, Vietnam Airlines sees losses drop

Vietnam’s aviation industry has seen positive changes in domestic transport.

Vietjet inks deal with Lufthansa Technik to digitalize its fleet’s technical information update process

New-aged carrier Vietjet and Lufthansa Technik have signed an agreement at Singapore Airshow to adopt AVIATAR’s Technical Logbook, the seamless digital pilot-to-maintenance collaboration application.

Vietnam Airlines to resume flights to 15 foreign destinations

Vietnam Airlines is planning to resume regular international flights linking Vietnam with 15 countries and territories in the first half of 2022.

Vietjet signs 150-million-USD deal with Swiss MRO service provider

Vietjet and SR Technics on November 26 inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) worth 150 million USD involving the provision of MRO services on Vietjet’s CFM56-5B engine fleet, installed on their Airbus A320 and A321 aircraft.

Transport Ministry proposes support policies for Vietjet, Bamboo Airways

The Ministry of Transport has proposed the Government work out policies to support Vietjet and Bamboo Airways, 

Nearly 180 Vietnamese citizens brought home from Brunei

Nearly 180 Vietnamese citizens were flown home safely on October 11 thanks to joint efforts by Vietnamese authorities, the Vietnamese Embassy in Brunei, Lilama company and budget carrier Vietjet.

Vietjet reports loss of over VND2.1 trillion for H1

Vietjet Aviation Joint Stock Company has reported a loss of over VND2.11 trillion (approx. US$90.5 million) in air transportation business in the first half of this year.


Local airlines' punctuality in H1 ranked

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAA) released a report on the operation of flights on time (OTP) as well as delayed and cancelled flights across Vietnam in the first half of the year.


Aviation sector restores nearly all domestic flights

Airlines restored most of the domestic flight network after the social distancing campaign ended, and is considering resuming international flights with countries that have controlled COVID-19 well.

Vietjet pilots’ licenses seized after plane skidding

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has suspended two foreign pilots from work and seized their licenses after a Vietjet aircraft skidded off the runway while landing in HCMC yesterday afternoon.

Domestic routes resuming, international flights pending

As the Covid-19 epidemic is now under control in Vietnam, domestic flights have been operational again, with seat distancing no longer applied. 

Vietnam airports required to tighten Covid-19 prevention measures

Local airports are required to keep applying safety protocol against Covid-19 as the pandemic has not been radically wiped out.

Vietjet petitions for reallocation of JPA flight operation rights

A local air carrier has asked the national aviation authority to withdraw the aviation business license of local budget carrier Jetstar Pacific (JPA) and reallocate its flight operation rights to other local airlines.

More than 200 airplanes of Vietnamese airlines left idle due to Covid-19

Up to more than 200 airplanes have been left unused at Vietnamese airports as local airlines have had to restrict flights due to the worsening Covid-19 epidemic.

Airlines struggle to survive coronavirus outbreak

Vietnamese airlines are having a hard time mitigating the impact of the coronavirus outbreak which is threatening to erase the nascent air-travel boom in the country.

Vietnamese carriers suffer from coronavirus outbreak

Vietnamese carriers saw significant drops in the number of passengers in February due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Vietnamese aviation market experiences competition rage

The Vietnamese aviation market has been recording double-digit growth in the last four years, but the growth rate is slowing.