The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has submitted to the Ministry of Transport a report on the adjustment of the planning scheme for the already overloaded Noi Bai International Airport which aims to double its capacity to welcome 63 million passengers a year by 2030.
VOV.VN - At least 14 people were killed and 12 were injured in 26 traffic accidents in Vietnam on April 30, the first day of the long public holidays, according traffic police.
VOV.VN - Passengers will be able to enjoy four-star quality services when flying between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City on fights run by Jetstar Pacific as of April 16, according to a representative from national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines.
Vietnamese representative agencies in foreign countries are closely coordinating with international airlines and local authorities to ensure health care as well as essential supplies for Vietnamese stranded at international airports abroad, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang said.
Citizens of ASEAN countries or those from other countries who have stayed or transited ASEAN member states within 14 days before the date of their entry into Vietnam will be subject to compulsory concentrated quarantine for 14 days since the date of arrival, starting from 0am on March 18.
Twenty people on the same flight from London to Hanoi (VN0054) with the 17th COVID-19 patient of Vietnam who then travelled to Ho Chi Minh City have tested negative for SARS-CoV-2, reported the HCM City Centre for Disease Control and Prevention on March 8.
All passengers, crewmembers and staff, who had contact with a Japanese passenger tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 on Vietnam Airlines’ VN340 flight, have been put into quarantine, the Health Ministry reported on March 4.
VOV.VN - A thermal monitor has been put into operation at Saigon railway station with the purpose of checking the temperature of passengers upon their arrival as part of a range of activities being put into place to combat the potential spread of the novel coronavirus (nCoV).
VOV.VN - As a means of preventing the spread of recent bouts of severe pneumonia which have been flaring up in China, Hanoi’s health sector has set up five remote body temperature gauges at Noi Bai International Airport to strictly monitor all passengers coming from Wuhan, China, in order to detect any symptoms of the infectious disease.
VOV.VN - National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines will offer Canh oranges from Luc Ngan district in Bac Giang province on its flights between January 2 and January 15 to business-class passengers on the Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City air route and international flights departing from the two cities.
From 2020, Vietnam’s airports will allow cars to wait 10-15 minutes while dropping or picking up passengers.
The Ministry of Transport has approved a plan to construct Sa Pa Airport with a capacity of 3 million passengers a year.
VOV.VN -A number of Vietnamese airlines have cancelled their flights to Hong Kong (China) following a rally held by thousands of protesters at the city’s international airport.
When operational, the Long Thanh International Airport will receive planes flying 1,000 kilometers and more.
The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines and budget carrier Jetstar Pacific have advised their passengers to arrive at Hong Kong International Airport three hours earlier than departure time as a demonstration at the airport may affect their flights.
The aviation sector served 38.5 million passengers in the first six months of this year, a year-on-year rise of 9.4 percent, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV).
VOV.VN -Van Don airport in the northern province of Quang Ninh has served approximately 125,000 local and foreign passengers since the start of the year.
National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines will increase both carry-on and check-in luggage allowances next month to match other carriers.
Booming tourism in Vietnam has seen a record number of Thai visitors in the first four months of this year, resulting in higher frequency of flights by Thai airlines, especially to top destinations like central Da Nang and Da Lat cities.
Public buses in Ho Chi Minh City are getting fewer passengers due to increasing competition from ride-hailing services, according to municipal officials.