The Muan International Airport in the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s South Jeolla province will allow the resumption of international flights, including those to Vietnam, this July.
Twenty-three airlines, including three domestic carriers (Vietnam Airlines, Vietjet Air and Bamboo Airways) have resumed flights between Vietnam and 20 countries and territories, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV).
Several airlines have appealed to the Ministry of Finance (MoF) and the Ministry of Transport (MoT), calling for favourable policies amid mounting fuel prices.
Vietnamese airlines have seen a surge of 441 per cent in international passengers but a decline in domestic passengers in the first quarter of 2022, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV).
The Russia-Ukraine military conflict has caused a significant impact on the Vietnamese civil aviation sector, with carriers struggling to cope with soaring costs, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam.
The signing ceremony of partnership for authorized international sales representative between Gulfstream and Sun Air was held at Capella Hanoi hotel, marking a milestone for a new era in the luxury aviation industry in Vietnam.
Vietnam’s aviation industry is targeting about 43 million passengers in 2022, including eight million international tourists, or around 50 per cent of pre-pandemic numbers, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam.
The reopening of international flights to Vietnam after more than one year of closure, coupled with the country’s bright prospect for economic recovery, will help accelerate the inflow of foreign direct investment (FDI).
Vietnam Airlines, Vietjet Air and Bamboo Airways are set to resume more domestic and international air routes, add flights and launch new services to meet the rising travel demand as the country will fully reopen tourism on March 15.
Vietnamese air carriers such as Bamboo Airways, Vietjet Air or Vietravel Airlines are recruiting pilots and flight attendants after resumption of international air routes.