Punctuality rate of airlines increases in September
10/13/2017 10:31:02 AM (GMT+7)
 The on-time performance record of domestic Vietnam Airlines, Vietjet Air, Jetstar Pacific and Vasco in September was 17,624 flights, accounting for 86.3 percent of the total flights, up 1.6 points year on year.

Vietnam Airlines increases flights to serve APEC activities
10/6/2017 12:35:15 AM (GMT+7)
Vietnam Airlines has announced that it will operate nearly 110 additional flights with over 20,000 seats from October 5 to November 13 on Hanoi/Ho Chi Minh City-Da Nang routes to serve activities of the APEC Year 2017.


 
BUSINESS IN BRIEF 8/9
9/8/2017 7:09:32 PM (GMT+7)
 HCM City seeks solutions to develop MICE tourism, Shrimp exports to U.S. seen rebounding in late 2017, OTP of Vietnam airlines up 90 percent, FPT opens its fourth office in U.S.

Vietnam Airlines may launch direct service to U.S. in late 2019
10/11/2017 4:19:56 PM (GMT+7)
 Vietnam Airlines (VNA) will launch long-awaited direct air service between Vietnam and the United States in late 2019, said VNA general director Duong Tri Thanh.


 
Airlines offer low fares for New Year flights
10/4/2017 12:25:29 PM (GMT+7)
 The low-cost carrier Air Asia and the national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines will offer a huge quantity of ultimate cheap flights to welcome the Lunar New Year festival (Tet).

Vietnam Airlines to finalise schedule for call option auction
9/5/2017 4:34:02 PM (GMT+7)
 Vietnam’s biggest air carrier Vietnam Airlines will finalise the schedule to auction call options over 57.8 million shares before the end of the third quarter of 2017.


 
Vietnam Airlines, Air France sign joint venture deal
10/11/2017 10:11:42 AM (GMT+7)
 Vietnam Airlines and Air France have inked a joint venture deal, which is due to start from November 1, to bring more benefits to passengers on their air routes between Vietnam, France and Europe. 

BUSINESS IN BRIEF 28/9
9/28/2017 4:31:48 PM (GMT+7)
 SSI opens new transaction office, Year’s 2nd Vietbuild opens in HCM City, Vietnam Airlines reports sparkling nine-month business result, HCMC credit growth reaches 13.5% in 9 months


 
State-owned aviation firms soon for heavy divestment
8/31/2017 6:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
Amid growing interest among foreign investors in the aviation market, Vietnam Airports Corporation and Vietnam Airlines will continue to divest large state stakes to fund future development plans.

Boeing helped finance bailout of Monarch Airlines in 2016: FT
10/9/2017 2:32:15 PM (GMT+7)
 Boeing Co had pumped in more than 100 million pounds ($130 million) into Britain’s Monarch Airlines which collapsed last week, the Financial Times reported on Monday.


 
Airlines resume flights to airports in central region
9/17/2017 12:41:35 PM (GMT+7)
 Vietnam Airlines has resumed the operation of all flights from/to airports in localities affected by Typhoon Doksuri, which landed in the central region on September 15 and devastated many localities from Nghe An to Thua Thien-Hue.

Airlines adjust flight schedule due to tropical low pressure
10/10/2017 9:29:07 AM (GMT+7)
Vietnam Airlines, Jetstar Pacific and VASCO will adjust schedule of flights to and from Dong Hoi in Quang Binh and Chu Lai in Quang Nam due to the impacts of tropical low pressure in the central region. 


 
Tighter regulations introduced on delayed, cancelled flights
9/21/2017 3:31:04 PM (GMT+7)
 The Ministry of Transport has revised regulations on flight delays and cancellations, requesting airlines to provide better care for their passengers in these cases.

Social News In Brief
8/26/2017 2:20:00 PM (GMT+7)
Fish processing firms pay breeders compensation for losses, Vietnam Airlines to increase flights during National Day holiday, HCM City to halt high-rise construction along frequently congested streets


 
Airfares soar in offseason
10/6/2017 3:40:24 PM (GMT+7)
 Domestic airfares have doubled or tripled in the past week because airlines have cut the number of flights.

Vietnam Airlines calls off flights to Taiwan due to storm Talim
9/13/2017 11:35:49 AM (GMT+7)
 The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines has moved all flights between Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and China’s Taiwan from September 13 to a day later due to storm Talim.


 
BUSINESS IN BRIEF 8/10
10/8/2017 8:11:00 AM (GMT+7)
 SmartHome version 2 could become popular as price drops, Vietnam Airlines hits profit of $101.05m, Delisted firms queue up to return, MOIT seeks tighter oversight of LPG trading, Japanese firms explore business prospects in south central region

Aviation service fee to increase next month
9/14/2017 3:46:23 PM (GMT+7)
Vietnamese airlines have announced their plans to increase airfares to resellers after an airport service price increase, which is set to come into effect from Oct. 1, following the Ministry of Transport's approval. 


 
Fewer Hanoi-HCM City flights but fares stable
10/6/2017 11:17:18 AM (GMT+7)
 Domestic airlines operating on the popular Hanoi-Ho Chi Minh City route have reduced the number of their flights due to technical and staff difficulties, the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) reported on October 5.

Rate of flight delay, cancellation at 12.1 percent in August
9/11/2017 2:30:18 PM (GMT+7)
 The number of delayed and cancelled flights of the four domestic carriers - Vietnam Airlines, Vietjet Air, Jetstar Pacific and Vasco - was 2,788, accounting for 12.1 percent of their total flights in August.


 

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