To reach higher levels of prosperity, Vietnam is encouraged to strengthen transport connectivity to seize international trade opportunities, as well as integrate deeper into world markets. Senior transport economist at the World Bank Jen Jungeun Oh explains how this can be achieved.
Airplanes remained the primary means of transport to carry international visitors to Vietnam, with 80% of the total 18 million foreign travelers to the country in 2019 arriving by air.
Vietnam's booming tourism industry has led to growth in the aviation sector, with more routes and airlines creating a new landscape for the industry.
Thien Minh Group has announced that its Kite Air will launch in the first quarter of 2020 with six aircraft and investment capital of VND5.5 trillion.
The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has granted an Aircraft Operator Certificate (AOC) to Vietstar Airlines, allowing the carrier to begin commercial flights in the country.
The aviation sector served 38.5 million passengers in the first six months of this year, a year-on-year rise of 9.4 percent, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV).
The aviation sector must solve the problem of hi-tech personnel shortage if it wants to achieve sustainable development in the years ahead.
Vietnam’s aviation sector has witnessed double-digit growth in passenger transport in the past decade, and the market is forecast to build up momentum in 2019, according to the Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV).
The number of airline passengers hit 58.7 million in the first 10 months of this year, a rise of 13.6% year-on-year, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV).
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.
Growing demand for air travel during national holidays, especially the lunar New Year (Tet) has heated up competition in Vietnam’s aviation sector.
Vietnam’s Ministry of Public Security will provide local aviation firms with in-flight security officers who will be armed with weapons, said the leader of the country’s civil aviation sector.
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).
The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has urged domestic airlines to continue their strict monitoring and supervision of pilots in order to ensure the security and safety of all flights.
(VOV) - VietJet Aviation Joint Stock Company and TienPhong Commercial Joint Stock Bank on September 18 signed a US$21 million financing agreement in HCM City providing for the purchase of two Airbus A320.
A ceremony to welcome the 12 millionth passenger to Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi was held on December 5.
(VOV) - A seminar was held in HCM City on September 25 to discuss ways of developing Vietnam’s civil aviation sector as well as Vietnam-US aviation cooperation.