While Bamboo Airways is making bold moves in high hopes of taking off in late 2018, there are doubts it could follow in the footsteps of previous losing efforts amid stiffening competition in the potential domestic aviation market.
On January 6, 2015, Air Mekong officially left the aviation market after two years of halting operation for restructuring the fleet. The failure of the airline was not only bad news for its shareholders, but also for passengers as well.
The Vietnam Technological and Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Techcombank) will pick up a 49 percent stake in VASCO after committing to inject VND147 billion into the restructured carrier.
(VOV) -Commercial airline Air Mekong will temporarily stop its operations from March 1 to restructure its fleet and personnel.
Various airlines in Vietnam are working hard to finance their fleet expansion as increasing passenger demand presents a positive outlook for the industry.
Mekong Aviation JSC (Air Mekong) will launch a new direct route between Hanoi and Con Dao starting on May 19 to meet the growing demand of tourists from northern localities to the southern historical island during the summer.
The Mekong Aviation Joint Stock Company announced on November 22 that it will operate direct flights between Vinh City in Nghe An province and Pleiku, in Gia Lai province, three times a week beginning on December 1.
Air Mekong will run a direct air route between Vinh, Buon Me Thuot and HCM City three times a week beginning October 1, the airline announced at its launching celebration on September 26.
Air Mekong will officially launch direct flights between Hanoi and Phu Quoc Island as from April 28, 2011.
Air Mekong will open more new routes from Hanoi and HCM city to Da Nang city in November 2010.