Sharp passenger, goods hike in aviation

As many as 40.7 million passengers, including 1.8 million foreigners, have gone through airports across the country so far this year, representing year-on-year rises of 56.8% and 904.6%, respectively, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV).

Meanwhile, domestic and foreign flights from and to Vietnam carried an estimated 765.000 tonnes of goods, up 30.6% from the same period last year.

Domestic carriers served 20.1 million passengers in the reviewed period, up 56.1% compared to the same period last year. Of them, 667,000 were foreigners, up 1.033%, while the increase of domestic travelers was 51.8%.

Airports across the country are expected to serve 87.8 million passengers and handle 1.5 million tonnes of goods in 2022, up 190% and 5% compared to 2021.