Vietnam and Singapore on Monday agreed to work toward recognizing each other’s vaccine certificates to soon resume commercial flights.
Three Vietnamese banks have pledged to lend 4 trillion dong (US$173.8 million) to Vietnam Airlines to help the troubled flag carrier weather the impact of the pandemic and avoid bankruptcy, local media reported on Monday.
National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines has received a permit from Transport Canada to carry passengers and cargo to every airport in the country starting June 11.
IPP Air Cargo, Vietnam’s first cargo airline, would fly to 16 local destinations and a number of foreign ones, and break even in three years, its chairman told VnExpress.
Vietnamese carrier Bamboo Airways is poised to launch direct charter services to the US West Coast, with a long-term eye on California’s Vietnamese diaspora.
The Ministry of Transport has suspended all flights to Con Dao from Saturday to safeguard the islands from the Covid-19 pandemic.
Vietnam Airlines has signed an agreement with the International Air Transport Association to trial a vaccine passport next month.
Bamboo Airways is finalising preparations to operate regular direct flights from Ho Chi Minh City to San Francisco and Los Angeles of the US, starting Sept 1,2021.
Vietnam Airlines has outlined various support measures to improve its financial position following its losses in 2020.
The Vietnamese Government is eyeing re-opening its borders to international travelers as COVID-19 vaccinations ramp up and work on digital health passports continues.
Although vaccine passports are not yet an official policy in Vietnam, airlines are preparing for the resumption of international flights based on their introduction.
Vietnamese aviation authorities proposed allowing vaccinated foreign passengers into the country from September without requiring centralized quarantine.
Vietnam is eyeing the resumption of regular international passenger flights, targeting daily flights to partnering jurisdictions in September.
Vietnam Airlines has resumed international commercial operations after a long hiatus, with its first flight arriving in Da Nang from Taiwan on Thursday.
Vietnamese carriers could suffer a loss of more than VND15 trillion ($649 million) this year with the suspension of commercial international flights still in effect.
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Vietnam’s central bank said on Wednesday it is planning to provide an interest-free loan of up to 4 trillion dong ($173.54 million) to Vietnam Airlines to help the flag carrier weather the wide impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Leading tourism company Vietravel reported a loss of VND90 billion ($3.9 million) in 2020 as the Covid-19 pandemic slashed travel demand.
Start-up airline Vietravel Airlines opens sales, 25 January, with deep discounts up from grabs until 27 March according to an announcement on its website
The State Capital Investment Corporation said it is in discussions with Vietnam Airlines to invest VND8 trillion ($345.49 million) in the carrier through a rights issue.
Russia is looking to restart commercial flights later this month with Vietnam, India, Finland and Qatar after certain epidemiological criteria are met.
The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has ceased issuing licenses for all flights arriving from the United Kingdom and Africa to prevent the spread of new coronavirus variants.
To fend off recently discovered variants of COVID-19, Vietnam has suspended inbound flights from countries with the viral mutations.
Flag carrier Vietnam Airlines said on Tuesday it would issue nearly $346 worth of shares for existing stakeholders to boost its recovery from the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic and return to profitability by 2023.
The latest addition to Vietnam’s aviation industry is expected to debut its first regular air routes in mid-January, connecting central Thua Thien – Hue Province with Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.