Despite reporting losses of almost $1 billion over the last two years and battling fresh challenges, Vietnam Airlines is firmly in recovery mode.
Vietnam Airlines has suspended its Hanoi-Moscow service until further notice with effect from Friday amid the escalation of the Russia-Ukraine war.
Vietnam imposed tight border controls at the start of the pandemic to keep out Covid-19, with some initial success, but that dealt a blow to its burgeoning tourism sector which accounted for about 10% of gross domestic product.
Last month marked 66 years since Vietnam Airlines first took to the skies under the name Vietnam Civil Aviation.
Hanoi-based is resuming its regularly scheduled passenger flights to continental Europe and the United Kingdom this week. The first flight, to London Heathrow, is pushing back on Monday. Flights to Frankfurt and Moscow will follow later in the week. By…
Vietnam Airlines plans to resume regular flights to France, Germany, Russia, and the U.K. starting Monday, after a gap of almost two years caused by the Covid pandemic.
Current Covid pandemic prevention protocols including medical declaration on different apps and rapid testing rules have left domestic carriers navigating troubled skies.
Several Vietnamese carriers have voiced concerns over Covid-19 protocols that are hassling passengers before and after they take flights to Vietnam after the recent partial reopening of commercial international flights.
Vietnam has reopened to fully vaccinated travelers from a range of countries and has already welcomed over 1,700 passenger arrivals in the first three days. The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam is reporting that 11 carriers operated 17 scheduled flights…
Vietnam’s repatriation flights for citizens stranded overseas have been dogged by cost and favouritism concerns.
A new international airline will commence direct flights to Vietnam out of Melbourne Airport, in a sign the travel industry is picking up from the pandemic.
Vietnamese envoys to several countries have urged the government to quickly resume commercial flights and end quarantine requirements, saying the demand to travel to Vietnam is huge.
Vietnam has firmed up details of its international border reopening, which will kick off from 15 December, as it calls the move “necessary” in promoting the recovery of its travel sector.
Vietnamese carriers proposed the government soon resume international flights and exempt mandatory quarantine for fully vaccinated passengers to save the aviation industry from a prolonged crisis.
National carrier Vietnam Airlines (VNA) will operate two direct flights between Vietnam and the United States each week, with the first plane scheduled to take off on Sunday evening.
The Ministry of Finance plans to halve tax on jet fuel for the whole of next year to help the Covid-19-stricken aviation industry recover.
Vietnam will resume international flights from 15 countries including Australia starting from December, nine months after they were suspended due to COVID-19, the government says.
A one-way ticket from Vietnam to the U.S. will cost around $1,000 and be available on the Vietnam Airlines website in a few days, the carrier has said.
Vietnam plans to restart international commercial flights with 15 countries from January next year, its aviation authority said on Friday, eyeing a full resumption by July.
Bamboo Airways has signed a EUR1.73-billion ($2 billion) deal with France’s Safran and the U.S.’s General Electric for aircraft engines and equipment.
Experts said aviation authorities’ plans to resume commercial flights carrying foreign tourists into Vietnam from later this year would be unfeasible if the seven-day quarantine rule remains unchanged.
Though domestic flights have resumed on some routes after two months of being grounded, many lack enough passengers to fly.
The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has suggested removing the centralized quarantine requirement for air passengers currently applied in several localities.
Tomorrow, Vietnam’s domestic flights are set to resume. The country’s Civil Aviation Authority has given the green light after banning domestic flight ticket sales at the end of August.
Bamboo Airways conducted its first direct flight from Vietnam to the U.S. Thursday night.
The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) on Monday requested airlines to stop selling tickets for domestic flights until further notice.