International air cargo throughput increases by over 21% in 2021

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) reported that approximately 1.1 million tonnes of goods were transported overseas by air in 2021, an annual increase of 21.3%.

By contrast, due to COVID-19 impacts, international air passenger throughput was estimated at 500,000, down 93% year-on-year.

The CAAV said during the year, it has regularly inspected and reviewed the progress of projects on upgrading runways and taxiways at the Noi Bai international airport in Hanoi and Tan Son Nhat international airport in Ho Chi Minh City.

Regarding digital transformation, the agency informed that it has switched to online working using a digital platform that integrates the functions of an electronic office. It has also put into use several applications serving its State management works.