The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has decided to close a runway and some taxiways at Ho Chi Minh City-based Tan Son Nhat International Airport for maintenance and upgrade starting from July 1.
Two projects worth a total VND4 trillion (US$173.91 million) to upgrade runways at Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat international airports will be started by the end of this month.
The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) is planning to increase the capacity of Tho Xuan Airport in the central province of Thanh Hoa to 5 million passengers by 2030.
The Ministry of Transport has recently proposed the Government to consider and approve the option of increasing BOT toll fees in order to remove difficulties for the investors who suffered revenue losses.
The burden on transport enterprises will be reduced if a proposal for a three-month exemption of road maintenance fees is approved, the Ministry of Transport has said.
VOV.VN - Only 188,000 passengers passed through Vietnam’s airports during April, representing a severe drop of 98% in comparison with the same period from last year, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV).
The Ministry of Transport has ordered more flights to be opened while easing road transport restrictions from April 29.
VOV.VN - The nation’s aviation and transport sector are facing a range of challenges in the time ahead caused by the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), with many being in need of urgent assistance from the government in order to restore production and business.
The Ministry of Transport (MoT) has proposed the Government allow Bamboo Airways to increase its fleet instead of restricting the firm’s aircraft number to 30 like at present.
The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has proposed the restriction on the number of Bamboo Airways aircraft be removed, saying existing regulations do not set such limits.
The Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) expects profit this year will reach just 1.7 trillion VND (73.4 million USD), a decrease of more than 6 trillion VND compared to the year’s forecast, due to the effect of COVID-19.
The Ministry of Transport (MoT) has asked the Government for advice over a loan owed to China for the long-delayed and still not yet operational Cat Linh-Ha Dong urban railway project.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has signed a decision to supply the Ministry of Health five free tonnes of Chloramine B, a chemical disinfectant that can kill the new coronavirus, called 2019-nCoV, on surfaces.
The transport sector could make a breakthrough in investment mobilisation for national key projects this year.
VOV.VN - Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung hosted a reception for Chinese Ambassador to Vietnam Xiong Bo in Hanoi on January 21, during which he highlighted China as the biggest import market and the second largest export market of Vietnam.
Vietnam’s fleet of aircraft expanded 3.5 times over the last decade, Director of the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam Dinh Viet Thang told a recent seminar on Vietnam’s aviation industry in Hanoi.
The Ministry of Transport has approved a plan to construct Sa Pa Airport with a capacity of 3 million passengers a year.
The mega infrastructure project North-South Expressway has started inviting domestic enterprises to apply for bidding, a month after the Ministry of Transport ruled foreign companies ineligible to participate in the project.
The Ministry of Transport (MoT) has asked the Hanoi People’s Committee to close all cafés along the railway line between Dien Bien Phu and Phung Hung streets.
The Ministry of Transport has announced that they would cancel open international bidding for eight projects of the North-South expressway, in favour of domestic investors.