Vietnam’s aviation market heats up
6/17/2018 2:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
Sixty-three foreign airlines from 25 countries and territories will have 105 international air routes to Vietnam by October 2018, a sharp increase compared with 2016 when there were 78 air routes.

Vietnam Airlines plans to build logistics hub in Can Tho city
5/20/2018 10:08:07 AM (GMT+7)
 The Vietnam Airlines Corporation plans to build a logistics centre in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho this year, Deputy General Director Trinh Hong Quang said at a meeting with municipal leaders on May 18.


 
Fresh litchi to be served on Vietnam Airlines’ flights
6/18/2018 11:21:42 AM (GMT+7)
 Fresh litchi, which is in season now in northern Vietnam, is being served to business-class and premium-class passengers on Vietnam Airlines’ international and domestic flights departing from Hanoi. 

Vietnam’s aviation market welcomes new fleets
5/21/2018 12:21:50 PM (GMT+7)
By December 2017, Vietnam’s airlines had been operating over 160 airplanes of different kinds. The biggest fleet belongs to Vietnam Airlines with 86 aircraft, while Vietjet has 49 and Jetstar Pacific 19, according to Planespotter.


 
Vietnam, Brazil sign air transport pact
7/4/2018 4:46:13 PM (GMT+7)
Vietnam and Brazil have struck a bilateral agreement on air transport, facilitating future cooperation between their airlines. The signing took place on July 2 while Deputy PM Vuong Dinh Hue was visiting Brazil.

Passengers warned to get to Tan Son Nhat Airport early
6/11/2018 6:17:43 PM (GMT+7)
 National carrier Vietnam Airlines has recommended passengers be present at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in HCM City as early as possible to avoid traffic jams.


 
Vietnam Airlines flight fails to take off twice due to glitch
5/17/2018 3:24:45 PM (GMT+7)
Passengers were very angry because Vietnam Airlines flight from Danang to Hanoi in the evening of May 14 was delayed several times, after which they were allowed to board, waited for two hours, and then were asked to deplane.

Vietnam Airlines announces Branded Fares Matrix
7/4/2018 10:48:25 AM (GMT+7)
 The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines on July 2 said it will implement the Branded Fares Matrix as part of its efforts to catch up with the modern global airline sector.


 
Vietnam Airlines increases pilot salaries
6/11/2018 2:04:09 PM (GMT+7)
 National carrier Vietnam Airlines have raised salaries for the firm’s pilots from June 1 with rises depending on different kinds of airplanes.

India’s largest airline plans new air route to Vietnam
5/16/2018 11:57:59 AM (GMT+7)
 Indian carrier IndiGo Airlines has plans to launch services to 24 new international destinations, including Vietnam, in the next 18 months.


 
Vietnam Airlines adjusts flight schedule due to typhoon Prapiroon
7/3/2018 10:26:29 AM (GMT+7)
 National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines will adjust flights from/to Busan of the Republic of Korea and Fukuoka of Japan on July 3 due to typhoon Prapiroon which is raging in the Korean Peninsula.

MH370: Ocean Infinity's search for missing plane formally end
5/29/2018 2:08:53 PM (GMT+7)
A privately funded search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has ended. US-based company Ocean Infinity had been using a deep-sea vessel to conduct a 90-day survey of a vast area of the southern Indian Ocean.


 
Vietnam Airlines announces flight price hike
7/3/2018 4:35:49 PM (GMT+7)
 Vietnam Airlines will continue raising flight prices following Vietjet Air and Jetstar Pacific, doubling overall ticket prices after taxes and increased fees.

Vietnam Airlines adds 3,000 flights during summer
6/5/2018 10:33:34 AM (GMT+7)
 The national flag carrier, Vietnam Airlines, will add 3,000 flights (equivalent to 530,000 seats) on domestic routes to meet the increasing number of travellers during summer holidays.


 
Vietnam Airlines move operations to new terminal at China’s Baiyun airport
5/10/2018 10:55:02 AM (GMT+7)
The Vietnam Airlines Corporation announced that it will switch operations to Terminal T2 from Terminal T1 at Baiyun International Airport in China’s Guangzhou city from May 19 to improve its services.

BUSINESS IN BRIEF 4/7
7/4/2018 8:30:00 AM (GMT+7)
Vietnam Airlines adopts QR Pay, Stricter controls needed to combat counterfeit goods, Cashew nut exports up 17% in first half of 2018, Japanese business builds packaging factory in HCM City


 
Vietnam Airlines’ pilots resign citing low salaries
6/6/2018 3:19:01 PM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Many pilots working for Vietnam Airlines, the national flag air carrier, said they are always under pressure and don’t receive high salaries.

Vietnam Airlines: one of the ten most punctual airlines in the world
5/11/2018 12:17:22 PM (GMT+7)
Vietnam Airlines' consistently high index of on-time take-off and arrivals has made it one of the ten most punctual airlines in the world.


 
Debate over pilots’ salaries heats up
6/21/2018 4:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam Airlines has finally decided to raise the salaries for its pilots to VND205-246 million. However, the debate over pilots’ salaries still continues.

MH17: Russia 'liable' for downing airliner over Ukraine
5/25/2018 4:51:08 PM (GMT+7)
 Australia and the Netherlands have formally accused Russia of being responsible for downing a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet in 2014.


 

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