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.
Vietnam Airlines took the delivery of the fifth A350-900 from the world’s leading manufacturer Airbus in Hanoi on October 31.
Vietnam’s aviation industry has scored new grade promotions recently with high revenue growth rate and rapid development of modern fleets.
With a powerful fleet which has been expanding recently, Vietnam is expected to play a role in the international aviation market.
An ATR 72 of VASCO, a fully-owned subsidiary of Vietnam Airlines, was damaged after it was hit by with a cargo truck at Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Son Nhat Airport on August 25.
VOV.VN - Korean low-cost carrier T’way Air has announced it began serving the Danang International Airport on July 1 with roundtrip flights from the Incheon International Airport in Seoul operating Boeing 737 aircraft.
Low-cost carrier Vietjet Air on July 1 launched a new air route linking two famous coastal tourist destinations, Thanh Hoa province in the central region and Nha Trang city in the southern province of Khanh Hoa.
Vietjet Air and the Incheon Tourism Organisation (ITO) of the Republic of Korea (RoK) on June 30 signed an agreement to promote strategic cooperation in developing products and services, to facilitate travel between the two countries.
The Prime Minister has decided to grant 10 martyrs who died during the SU 30MK2 and CASA 212 aircraft accidents certificates recognising their contributions to the nation.
Rescue forces found several bodies identified as crewmembers of the crashed rescue aircraft CASA 212 as of 4pm of June 23.
The safety of aircraft landing and taking off from Hanoi's Noi Bai Airport is "seriously threatened" by lasers being directed at them, the Vietnamese aviation security authorities have warned.
Low-cost carrier Vietjet is poised to launch yet another zero-fare promotion campaign next week, with 100,000 tickets priced only from US$0 up for grab.
Low-cost carrier Vietjet Air has launched a new flight route between Hanoi and Tuy Hoa city in the central coastal province of Phu Yen.
Three Vietnam Airlines flights from Ho Chi Minh City were delayed on June 2 after one passenger opened an emergency door on an aircraft that had just landed and released the evacuation slide.
A local resident in the north-central province of Nghe An whose house suffered from numerous holes on its tile roof believes that a plane landing too close to the ground is to blame.
Vietstar Airlines, a military-run aviation company, may see a delay in acquiring a license to provide passenger and goods transport services due to a financial issue, local media has reported.
The low-cost carrier Vietjet Air will launch an additional 140 flights on both domestic and international routes from April 28-May 4 to meet increasing travel demands during the upcoming holidays, including National Reunification Day and International Labour Day.
VOV.VN - The Vietnam Navy concluded its participation in the five-day Indonesian-led international naval exercise Komodo 2016 on April 16 in the waters off Padang and Mentawai, Indonesia.
Low-cost carrier Jetstar Pacific, a joint venture between national carrier Vietnam Airlines and Australia's Qantas, ended last year with profits of VND267 million (US$11,800), the first ever since 2008, the airline has reported.
Singapore and the US have signed an aviation maintenance agreement in an attempt to reinforce civil aviation safety while reducing the cost of inspections for aircraft repair work.