Tag: "aviation"

Cat Bi air traffic control inspected

Cat Bi air traffic control inspected

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam on March 21 night decided to inspect operations at the air traffic control station in Hai Phong city’s Cat Bi International Airport.

Aviation authority calls for fee hike

Aviation authority calls for fee hike

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam has sent a proposal to the Ministry of Transport to raise several aviation service charges in order to reduce peak-hour overloads and raise money for infrastructure development.

Budget airlines benefit tourism

Budget airlines benefit tourism

Airlines transported an estimated 52.2 million passengers in 2016, up 29% from the previous year, according to a report by the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam.

ASEAN members look to single aviation market

ASEAN members look to single aviation market

Air transport officials of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have made the best effort to build up the ASEAN Single Aviation Market (ASAM), which is seen as one of the key milestones in building the ASEAN Economic Community.

Officials told to submit Tan Son Nhat airport plan

Officials told to submit Tan Son Nhat airport plan

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has urged the ministries of Transport and Defence to finalise a plan to expand Tan Son Nhat International Airport in HCM City and report to the Government next week.

Upgrade plan for Dien Bien Airport to be adjusted

Upgrade plan for Dien Bien Airport to be adjusted

The Ministry of Transport has instructed the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) to adjust the plan for Dien Bien Airport from 2017-2020, with a view to 2030, to submit for approval in June 2017.

With Vietjet on deck, 2017 airline stocks could soar

With Vietjet on deck, 2017 airline stocks could soar

Airline stocks may ride a rising wave this year with the debut of budget airline Vietjet on the HCM Stock Exchange later this month, in a scenario similar to the impact of Sabeco’s 2016 listing on of beer stocks in general.

Nearly 500 flights delayed during Tet holidays

Nearly 500 flights delayed during Tet holidays

Nearly 500, or 10.1%, of the over 4,780 flights operating during the six-day Tet (Lunar New Year) holidays were delayed, the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has said.

Feedback sought on Long Thanh Airport design

Feedback sought on Long Thanh Airport design

The Aviation Airport Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) is collecting feedback from the local community in HCM City regarding the architectural plan of Long Thanh International Airport’s passenger terminal from January 12 to 23, 2017.

Tan Son Nhat Airport advises three hour check-in for Tet

Tan Son Nhat Airport advises three hour check-in for Tet

HCM City’s Tan Son Nhat International Airport authorities have advised passengers to arrive at the airport three hours before flight departure in the run-up to the Tet (Lunar New Year) period to avoid traffic jams and delays at check-in.

Vietnam-US direct air routes may begin in 2018

Vietnam-US direct air routes may begin in 2018

In first quarter of 2017, the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will send staff to Vietnam to assess Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam’s (CAAV) safety supervision capability in preparation for Vietnamese air carriers to open direct air routes to the US,with no transit in third countries.

Is Vietnam’s aviation sector becoming too hot?

Is Vietnam’s aviation sector becoming too hot?

Minister of Transport Truong Quang Nghia’s view that it is necessary to tighten control over flight licensing to pave the way for development of other modes of transport has raised controversy.

Aggressive aviation growth sparks concern

Aggressive aviation growth sparks concern

While Vietnam does not appear to be hitting the breaks on its aircraft buying spree, the country’s aviation market is beginning to feel the effects of accelerated growth marred by overloaded airports, crowded airspace, and stressed flight attendants.

US firm studies Long Thanh international airport project

US firm studies Long Thanh international airport project

The People’s Committee of the southern province of Dong Nai on December 12 met leaders of Bechtel Corporation, the largest construction and civil engineering company in the US, who are on a fact-finding trip to the province to learn about the Long Thanh International Airport project.