VOV.VN - Over the past few days, airports across the country have become overloaded with flights bringing home thousands of Vietnamese nationals from abroad amid fears of the global novel coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19).
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered the Ministry of National Defense to ban all drones within an eight-km radius of airports across the country.
The companies that provide on-ground services at airports are making big profits and do not want air carriers to take them over.
The Cat Bi airport in the northern port city of Hai Phong and Van Don airport in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh will be temporarily closed from 12:00 on August 2 to 12:00 on August 3 due to the approaching storm Wipha.
The Cabinet on 28 May 2019 approved the proposal by the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) Policy Committee to assign the State Railway of Thailand to co-invest with the selected private company in constructing a high-speed rail project linking three airports.
Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi has kept a position on the list of the global 100 best airports by the UK-based airline and airport review and rating organisation Skytrax.
Vietnamese provinces are proposing new airports without realizing that the country is already overloaded with these facilities, experts say.
A series of new airport projects and upgrading of existing airports have been suggested with total investment capital of billions of dollars.
Passenger traffic through airports in Vietnam hit 52.8 million in the first half of this year, a surge of 14% year on year, the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam reported.
More than VND116 trillion (US$5.11 billion) is needed to build Long Thanh airport and upgrade Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat airports for the 2018-2021 period, with a vision to 2025, according to the State-owned Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) investment plan.
The Petrolimex Aviation Fuel JSC will ensure the fuel supply at all 26 airports in Vietnam under its five-year development strategy.
The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has requested the Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) conduct evaluation of security work at all airports nationwide following a recent incident when a man boarded a plane without a boarding pass at Vinh international airport.
The automated customs system is expected come into operation at all seaports and airports by the end of the third quarter of 2018, according to the General Department of Customs.
VOV.VN - The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam has directed airlines to provide extra flights during the New Year and Lunar New Year (Tet) to cope with the forecast 20% rise in passenger numbers compared to last year.
VOV.VN - Located in Lac Trung street, Hanoi, the robotic coffee shop has attracted a large number of customers these days with a robot serving drinks to the tables.
The number of e-visa issues for foreigners entering Vietnam has seen dramatic growth month on month, said Major General Le Xuan Vien, head of the Immigration Management Department in a press conference on December 12.
The Aviation National Single Window will be put into operation at airports throughout the country in November, announced the General Authority of Customs.
The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) on March 10 confirmed that several recent cyber attacks targeting the websites of some airports in Vietnam did not affect aviation activities and operation of the airports.
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.
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.