The number of passengers going through Vietnamese airports is estimated to hit 106 million by the end of this year, a rise of 12.9 percent year-on-year, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV).
VOV.VN - The Vietnam Airlines Festa was recently held in Hanoi and organized by the national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines with a range of promotions for fcustomers and guests.
VOV.VN - Vietnam Airlines and Jetstar Airlines have been forced to adjust their scheduled flights to and from both Cam Ranh airport, located in Nha Trang, and Lien Khuong airport, located in Da Lat, due to the imminent impact of typhoon Usagi.
Bamboo Airways and the air carrier run by the joint venture between Thien Minh Group & AirAsia both announced they would take off in 2018. However, the latter has vanished, while the former has delayed its first flights to the year end.
VOV.VN - The budget carrier Jetstar Pacific has announced that it will increase weekly flights between Da Nang and Taipei to five on every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday, starting on October 31, 2018.
The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines and the budget carrier Jetstar Pacific were awarded the highest seven-star safety ranking from the world’s safety and product rating agency AirlineRatings.com, Vietnam Airlines Corporation said on October 15.
Jetstar Pacific airline announced on September 19 that it will resume flights between Hanoi/Da Nang and Osaka, Japan on September 21 after the Kansai international airport completes reparation of damaged caused by super typhoon Jebi.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has renewed its IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) certificate awarded for low-cost carrier Jetstar Pacific, the airline announced on September 11.
Jetstar Pacific announced on September 12 that it will continue to cancel flights to the Japanese city of Osaka until the end of September 20 as repair work is still underway at Kansai International Airport following the hit of Typhoon Jebi.
The rate of delayed or cancelled flights operated by domestic airlines in the first eight months of the year was lower than the world average of 25%.
Low-cost airline Jetstar Pacific announced on September 6 that it will cancel four additional flights to Japan on September 7 and 8 due to the super Typhoon Jebi, which is ravaging Japan and has forced Kansai International Airport in the west to close for repair.
The Dubai-based carrier, Emirates, and Jetstar Pacific have announced a new codeshare agreement, expanding their existing partnership.
National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines and low-cost airline Jetstar Pacific continued to cancel flights between Japan’s Osaka and Vietnam scheduled for September 6 after tropical storm Jebi struck the west of Japan, flooding Kansai International Airport.
Local budget carrier Jetstar Pacific Airlines is offering thousands of promotional one-way tickets at the price of VND29,000 (US$1.2) on 13 domestic routes.
Vietnam Airlines, Jetstar Pacific and Vietjet Air have announced to reschedule flights from/to airports in Hai Phong city and Nghe An and Thanh Hoa provinces on August 17 as a result of Typhoon Bebinca.
The average income of Vietnam Airlines, Vietjet Air and Jetstar Pacific’s pilots depends on their position and length of service.
Four domestic carriers - Vietnam Airlines, Vietjet Air, Jetstar Pacific and the Vietnam Air Services Company (VASCO) reported 26,578 delayed and cancelled flights, or 15% of their total flights, in the first seven months of 2018.
Female pilot Le Thi Bich Hong, born in 1985, has become the first female Vietnamese captain of Jetstar Pacific Airlines.
Jetstar Pacific is now Vietnam’s first low-cost airline to apply QR code technology, allowing cardless payments for online ticket bookings.
Vietnamese carrier, including Vietnam Airlines, Vietjet Air, Jetstar Pacific, and Vasco, operated a total of 150,010 flights in the first half of this year, up 9% year-on-year, reported the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV).