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Vietnam Airlines to receive new planes this month

National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines will receive new Airbus A320neo and Boeing 787-10 planes in July, the airline has announced.

National Assembly approves extended VAT reduction & VN Airlines loan extension

The National Assembly has agreed to continue reducing value-added tax (VAT) by 2% for groups of goods and services from July 1, 2024, to December 31, 2024.

Vietnam Airlines faces aircraft shortage until 2025

Faced with a shortage of aircraft, a Vietnamese airline has turned its attention to the C919 aircraft line, researched and manufactured by China.

Vietnam Airlines sees revenue surge to VND93tril, eyes balanced budget in 2024

At the annual general meeting of shareholders on June 21, Vietnam Airlines announced consolidated revenue in 2023 of over 93 trillion VND.

Vietnam Airlines’ plane forced to return to airport following hail damages

Inspection revealed a dent with a diametre of approximately 40cm on the nose cone and a cracked windshield on the co-pilot’s side.

Gov’t to propose an extension to payment deadline for Vietnam Airlines

Under the Government's proposal, the National Assembly will allow the State Bank of Vietnam to extend the refinancing loan repayment deadline for credit institutions that lend to Vietnam Airlines.

Vietnam Airlines Corporation reports profit in Q1/2024

Vietnam Airlines Corporation reported after-tax profit of 4.44 trillion VND (173.19 million USD) in the first quarter of 2024 as it is strengthening its international flights and restructuring.

Vietnam Airlines adjusts flight paths via Middle East

National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines has announced adjustments to its flight routes between Vietnam and Europe to ensure the utmost safety of passengers and crew amid rising tensions in the Middle East.

Vietnam Airlines signs deals totalling nearly $450 million with Chinese partners

Vietnam Airlines signed memoranda of understanding (MoUs) on cooperation with Chinese partners, with a total value of nearly 450 million USD, within the framework of National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue’s official visit to China from April 7-12.

Vietnam Airlines passengers to access Internet from 2025

The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines and the Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in providing In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) service.

Female captain passionately conquering the skies

Having been a pilot for nearly 10 years, the female captain’s most memorable moments are the rescue flights during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Gov’t expects “rescue plan” for Vietnam Airlines in Feb

Several forecasts suggested that global air traffic will gradually recover, and the business activities of Vietnam Airlines are expected to yield more positive results in 2024-2025.

PM calls for ‘comprehensive plan’ to revive national flag carrier

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has urged agencies to develop a ‘comprehensive plan’ to tackle the financial challenges faced by lossmaking national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines.

Vietnam Airlines, Singapore unveil tourism ipartnership nitiative

National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines and Singapore's Sentosa Development Corporation (SDC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation for the 2024-2025 period at a ceremony in Hanoi on January 16.

Vietnam Airlines warns clients of online fraud

Vietnam Airlines has warned passengers of online fraud where scammers pretend to be partners of Vietnam Airlines and deceive customers by offering gifts or commissions in exchange for tasks.

Vietnam Airlines delays annual shareholders’ meeting again

Vietnam Airlines has once again delayed its annual shareholders’ meeting for the fourth time this year, citing “unfinished preparations” as the reason for the delay, according to the Ho Chí Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE).

Flight delayed following passenger gun jokes

A flight from Da Nang to Hanoi was delayed after two passengers talked about bringing guns in their luggage.

Airlines reschedule flights due to Koinu typhoon in Taiwan

Airlines rescheduled their flights to and from Kaohsiung international airport in Taiwan (China) on October 5 due to the impact of Koinu typhoon.

Vietnam Airlines to increase salaries to keep Vietnamese pilots

Specifically, in 2018-19, Vietnamese pilots received a salary of VNĐ124-135 million  ($5,200-5,600) per person per month, while foreign pilots were paid VNĐ249-281 million ($10,275-11,569) per person per month.

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.