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Flying could become cheap again as authorities vow to reduce taxes

Airlines are striving to recover financially after experiencing significant losses during the pandemic.

Noi Bai Airport's international terminal expanded

The bidding package on the construction, supply and installation of equipment for the expansion of the T2 terminal of the Hanoi-based Noi Bai International Airport kicked off on May 19, with Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh attending.

Airlines offer free tickets, discounts in response to public outcry

Several airlines are offering free tickets and discounts on popular routes for the end of the year in response to public outcry over the recent surge in domestic airfare prices.

Recent hike in domestic airfare in compliance with regulations: CAAV

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has confirmed that the recent increase in domestic airfare complies with regulations set by authorities.

Aviation authority explains increase in air fares

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has sent a report to the Ministry of Transport, explaining the sharp increase in domestic air ticket prices and putting forward solutions aimed at regulating the price of flight tickets.

CAAV to begin inspecting air ticket sales from May 7

The Vietnam Civil Aviation Authority (CAAV) has decided to follow the direction of the Transport Ministry to inspect ticket sales of domestic airlines.

CAAV requests airlines to increase flights on domestic routes during holidays

The booking rates on flights from Hanoi and HCM City to localities had mostly reached over 75 per cent on the first day of the official holiday, April 27.

Expert proposes government subsidy for unprofitable air routes

State and local authorities need new policies to help maintain struggling air routes that must exist for socio-economic development, communications expert Le Quoc Vinh, president of Le & Brothers, has said.

Airlines asked to increase flights during upcoming holidays

The VN Civil Aviation Authority held a meeting with representatives of airlines to consider increasing flights and seats and offering flexible airfare to meet the travel demand during the upcoming National Reunification Day and May Day holidays.

Planning for 30 airports to complete by 2025

The planning for 30 airports, both international and domestic, is expected to be completed by 2025 under a master plan on airport development for 2021-2030 with a vision towards 2050.

Air India to start New Delhi-Ho Chi Minh City flights from June

Air India is launching a new route between New Delhi and Ho Chi Minh City starting on June 1st, the Indian national flag carrier announced on April 10.

Shortfall of planes adds to complexities

Global airline giants insist they have enough planes in Vietnam, at a time when concerns are being raised over sustainability in the supply chain.

Vietnam faces serious shortage of aircraft: CAAV Director

Airplane engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney’s recalling of a number of A321Neo aircraft operated by Vietnam Airlines and Vietjet Air has caused the domestic aviation industry to face a serious shortage of aircraft.

Noi Bai airport ranks sixth globally in best Wi-Fi connectivity

Noi Bai International Airport secured sixth position in the global rankings for airports with the best Wi-Fi connectivity in 2024, according to Skytrax Airline.

Rescue actions fail, budget carrier Pacific Airlines faces bankruptcy

Despite great efforts to restructure it, Pacific Airlines, the 30-year old budget air carrier of Vietnam, is still bogged down in difficulty. It is on the verge of bankruptcy and has no airplanes.

Pacific Airlines returns aircraft, transfers passengers to Vietnam Airlines

Starting from March 18, Pacific Airlines (part of the Vietnam Airlines Group) will suspend flight operations to restructure its fleet and flight network to ensure operational efficiency, a company representative said.

Vietnamese airlines’ fleets likely to shrink in two years: CAAV

The fleets of some Vietnamese airlines are likely to shrink in 2024 and 2025, thus subsequently affecting their transportation capacity on domestic and international routes, said the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV).

Domestic airfares to ebb amid falling demand

Air ticket prices on some domestic services, particularly between Hanoi and HCMC, will decline by up to 50% next week due to the ebbing post-Tet (Lunar New Year) demand, reported the local media.

Domestic tours less attractive due to high airfare prices

Many travel companies are worried that the number of domestic tourists will decrease in the upcoming tourist season as domestic air ticket prices have increased from March 1.

Aviation authority take measures to ensure travel plans amid changes

Amid the fluctuations in the number of Vietnamese airlines’ fleets, the Civil Aviation Authority of VN have taken measures to ensure passengers’ travel plans and their rights as consumers, especially for the holiday seasons in spring and summer.