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Air travel falls 20 percent on COVID-19 outbreak: authority

Air travel falls 20 percent on COVID-19 outbreak: authority

The outbreak of the acute respiratory disease caused by a new coronavirus (COVID-19) has resulted in a 20 percent drop in the number of the passenger flying via Vietnamese airports as compared to the same time last year, according to the Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV).

Airlines told to prepare for holidays

Airlines told to prepare for holidays

Domestic airlines have been asked to minimise delayed or cancelled flights during the upcoming holidays to mark Reunification Day (April 30) and Labour Day (May 1).

Hanoi to get 5.5 billion airport expansion

Hanoi to get 5.5 billion airport expansion

Hanoi is planning a massive US$5.5 billion expansion project for Noi Bai Airport to brace against overloading that is expected in just a few years, said an official.

Chinese planes’ unannounced operations break int’l regulations

Chinese planes’ unannounced operations break int’l regulations

Chinese airplanes’ unannounced operations in the Ho Chi Minh Flight Information Region (FIR) in the last few days violated the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO)’s regulations and imperiled aviation safety in the region, Director of the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) Lai Xuan Thanh said.

ASEAN Community forces domestic airlines to raise game

ASEAN Community forces domestic airlines to raise game

Vietnamese airlines will have to raise their games to seize opportunities as well as counter challenges as the formation of the ASEAN Community will open up the regional air transport market to players from all ASEAN member countries.

City airport to improve service

City airport to improve service

The Civil Aviation Authority of Viet Nam (CAAV) has asked that Tan Son Nhat International Airport widely publicise airport hotlines to better serve travelers at the country's largest airport, recently rated among the world's worst by a travel website.

Pleiku Airport likely to reopen on September 1

Pleiku Airport likely to reopen on September 1

The Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam has asked the transport ministry for a decision to reopen Pleiku Airport in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai , its Director General Lai Xuan Thanh said.

Inter-sector cooperation helps with tourism growth

Cooperation between the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Ministry of Transport has contributed to the development of Vietnamese tourism, the former’s Minister Hoang Tuan Anh said on July 22.

Vietnam to require two people in cockpit

Vietnam to require two people in cockpit

Vietnam's aviation authority will intensify supervision of pilots and require at least two people to be in the cockpit at all times on local flights after revelations about the final minutes of the Germanwings Airbus that crashed in the French Alps on March 24.