The government approves plans to remove three air force units from major airports ceding runway space to commercial carriers.
While many airports in the Mekong Delta are still idle, the Ministry of Transport (MOT) is considering building new ones.
Vietnam is exerting all efforts to ensure information security in all networks of state agencies as well as local organizations and online services, following a cyberattack on the country’s two major airports allegedly carried out by Chinese hackers.
VOV.VN - The Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV) has intended to build three airports- Na San, Lai Chau and Lao Cai in the north-west region next year at a total cost of VND9,813 billion.
Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV), the country’s third-largest lender by assets, is seeking governmental permission to cooperate with France’s Aeroport de Paris to jointly invest in Airports Corporation of Vietnam.
Airports across the country served 29.8 million passengers and handled 467,000 tonnes of goods in the first half of this year, marking year-on-year increases of 20.4 % and 7.7 %, respectively, said Lai Xuan Thanh, Head of the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV).
Vietnam, like other Southeast Asian countries, is expanding its airports and constructing new international hubs to accommodate an increasing number of travellers.
(VOV) - The Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) is likely to penetrate into Vietnam, according to a warning issued by the Ministry of Health (MoH)’s Preventive Health Department.
More than VND170 trillion (US$8 billion) will be invested in building and upgrading the Long Thanh, Chu Lai, Cam Ranh and Quang Ninh Airports.
(VOV) - Burger King, one of the US fast food brands, officially inaugurated its first restaurant in the centre of HCM City on October 21.
Foreign tourists will receive value added tax (VAT) refunds on goods they purchase in Vietnam when leaving the country via Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat airports in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.
Iceland closed two airports on April 23 for the first time, a week after ash from an Icelandic volcano forced the shutdown of airspace over much of Europe and stranded thousands of passengers around the world, the Icelandic aviation authority announced.
The Ministry of Transport has announced a plan to upgrade and expand Vietnam’s international airports, with four located in the south, two in the north and four in the central region.