VOV.VN - The Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism has recently given Vietnamese airline Bamboo Airways permission to operate a direct air route that links Vietnam and Japan.
VOV.VN -Budget carrier Vietjet Air launched two new direct flights to Japan on July 1, connecting both Ho Chi Minh City and Danang with Tokyo.
The number of Thai tourists visiting Vietnam posted the highest growth in the January-April period.
Vietnam overtook South Korea to claim second spot among top 10 source markets for tourism in China last year.
The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has declared that Vietnam now complies with international safety standards, giving its airlines the opportunity to fly to the US and codeshare with American carriers.
Vietnamese carriers are keen on operating direct flights to the US, but worried about recouping the large investments involved.
VOV.VN - Vietnam Airlines will work in collaboration with Masan and Vietravel to organise direct flights for Vietnamese football fans to travel to the AFC Asian Cup 2019 quarterfinals in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) .
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc underscored the significance of strengthening aviation connectivity between Vietnam and New Zealand, suggesting opening more direct flights to facilitate bilateral trade and tourism, which are growing.
The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines will launch direct flights connecting the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho and China’s Taiwan to meet travel demand on the occasion of Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, said an airline official.
Lack of passengers is likely to be one of the biggest challenges facing Vietnam Airlines if it opens direct flights to the US, according to the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV).
VOV.VN - Bangkok Airways has announced it will operate a direct air route from Bangkok to Phu Quoc Island in the southern province of Kien Giang as from October 29 as part of the two countries’ tourism cooperation program aiming to meet international tourists’ growing travel demand.
Air New Zealand – the World Best Airline 2017 by AirlineRatings.com, has announced it will continue to operate its seasonal non-stop service to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, following strong customer demand.
VOV.VN - Budget airline AirAsia has announced the opening of direct flights from Nha Trang to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to facilitate passengers’ travel demand as from September 14.
Vietnamese airlines have drawn up plans to expand their international presence to serve the increasing demands of both domestic and foreign passengers.
Vietnam’s aviation authority is likely to have its safety credentials approved by the US next month as part of the process to allow Vietnamese airlines to open direct flights to the US, a Vietnamese aviation official said.
Low-cost carrier Jetstar Airways of Australia will open two direct flights from Melbourne and Sydney to Ho Chi Minh City of Vietnam from next month.
Hong Kong budget airline HK Express is set to launch direct flights to Nha Trang city, the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa in November.
VOV.VN - Malindo Air has launched an additional new international route from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Hanoi effective September 1, becoming the third Malaysian airline to have done so.
A number of foreign airlines are scheduled to open direct flights to Vietnam this summer as demand for air travel to the country is on the rise.
Vietnamese people are invited to take part in the “New Zealand - New Horizon 2016” slogan making and poster design competition.