Vietnam Airlines, whose revenues have nosedived due to the Covid-19 crisis, plans to cut the salaries of pilots and flight attendants by around half.
Vietnam Airlines reported a loss of over VND4 trillion ($170 million) in the second quarter, and cumulative first half losses of over VND6.64 trillion ($286 million).
Vietnam is further easing restrictions as it reopens its borders to select destinations deemed to have handled the coronavirus well.
Flag carrier Vietnam Airlines may face a liquidity shortage from late next month due to the coronavirus pandemic impact, the government said on Tuesday, as it explores measures to help the firm.
Vietnam has agreed to resume commercial flights to and from China after months of closure due to the coronavirus pandemic, the country’s ministry of transport said on Monday, noting the frequency and timing of flights was still being discussed.
Vietnam plans to freeze approval for new entries to the airline industry until 2022, a move that threatens to solidify the virtual duopoly already in place.
Vietnam’s Ministry of Transport confirms it will consider reopening of international airline routes to countries and territories that have no local community cases of Covid-19 for 30 consecutive days, according to a ministry official.
Bamboo Airways, Vietnam Airlines and Vietjet Air have opened new routes to many popular destinations to meet summer travel demand.
As many as 450 Japanese experts and businessmen have boarded the first commercial flights post-pandemic to Vietnam between Thursday and Saturday as the two countries begin to relax travel restrictions on a mutual basis, Japanese media have reported.
The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has suspended 27 Pakistani pilots working for local airlines after authorities in Pakistan recently suspected that over 260 pilots in the South Asian country have been using fake licenses.
Vietnamese carriers’ plans to resume international flights next month will come to naught, given fresh Covid-19 outbreaks in Asia and other factors, experts say.
Vietnam’s airlines are getting ready to restart international flights from next month (July) even as the public remains leery about the risk of importing fresh Covid-19 cases.
Vietnam Airlines will buy Qantas’s stake in Jetstar Pacific, change its name and restructure the budget carrier to make it more profitable.
Vietnam Airlines is planning to resume international services to major destinations in Asia and Europe during July according to the latest timetable updates.
Vietnam plans to allow a resumption of flights to and from countries that have had no cases of coronavirus for 30 days, state media cited the prime minister as saying on Tuesday, with priority destinations including Japan, South Korea and…
Vietnam Airlines has resumed all domestic flights, according to local media reports.
The Transport Ministry has asked civil aviation authorities to submit plans by June 10 for reopening some international flight routes.
Qatar Airways has now introduced an air bridge between Vietnam and France. Through this arrangement, eleven Boeing 777 freighters will operate from Hanoi in the month of May and four weekly freight-only Boeing 777 passenger aircraft will operate from Ho…
Vietnamese carriers will be allowed to remove social distancing restrictions on aircraft and limitations on the number of passengers starting Thursday. The Transport Ministry also approved the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam’s (CAAV) proposal to lift limitations on flight frequency…
Vietjet resumed daily passenger and cargo flights as of Thursday 16 April to support essential supply chains.
Qantas’ budget arm Jetstar says it is in discussions with its joint-venture partner Vietnamese Airlines about the future of local offshoot Jetstar Pacific, following reports it was moving to exit its minority stake.
Vietnam has suspended all inbound flights, cut down drastically on domestic flights and halted passenger road transport including taxis until April 15.
A Bamboo Airways flight has taken 220 Europeans from the Tan Son Nhat International Airport in HCMC to Lithuania Tuesday.
In cooperation with the Czech Embassy in Vietnam, on 25 March, Bamboo Airways operates a humanitarian charter flight from Hanoi to Prague – the capital city of the Czech Republic to repatriate European citizens.
National carrier Vietnam Airlines will stop carrying passengers from London, Paris and Frankfurt to Vietnam from Sunday onwards as a Covid-19 prevention measure.
An outbreak of 12 coronavirus cases tied to a flight from London to Hanoi triggered hoarding in the Vietnamese capital, the lockdown of a central city neighborhood and the home quarantine of an investment minister aboard the aircraft.