Thai Airways will resume its services in Vietnam from Oct. 29 following an inauguration ceremony held by the carrier and the Huong Giang Air Service Co., Ltd. (HG Aviation) in Hanoi on Wednesday.
An international airline has abruptly axed its flights into Sydney and Melbourne as it embarks on a major restructure in the wake of a massive financial loss.
Vietnam carrier Bamboo Airways aims to sharply curtail its international operations, focusing on narrowbody aircraft and possibly exiting its long-haul network.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has agreed to consider starting direct flights between Vietnam and Saudi Arabia to boost tourism and economic ties.
Some pilots have left Vietnam’s restructuring Bamboo Airways in the last two months after late payments in salaries, according to two people familiar with the matter.
Specifically, in 2018-19, Vietnamese pilots received a salary of VNĐ124-135 million ($5,200-5,600) per person per month, while foreign pilots were paid VNĐ249-281 million ($10,275-11,569) per person per month.
Vietnam Airlines is set to sign a US$10-billion deal with U.S. aviation giant Boeing to buy 50 737 Max narrow-body aircraft.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has asked relevant ministries to find solutions to Bamboo Airways’ issues on capital, transfer of shares to new investors, and its fleet expansion.
The Hai Au Aviation JSC announced on Thursday that it has launched a new seaplane service linking Tuan Chau in Ha Long to Co To Island in the northern province of Quang Ninh.
Police have arrested 65 people for smuggling 50kg of drugs – some hidden in toothpaste tubes – into Vietnam.
Vietnam Airlines has announced plans to double the number of routes it offers between Vietnam and India, further contributing to the surge of nonstop air service between the two countries.
Four Vietnam Airlines flight attendants have been arrested on suspicion of trying to smuggle around 11.4 kilograms of drugs from France through Ho Chi Minh City Airport.
Four female flight attendants of national carrier Vietnam Airlines have been detained as suspects for allegedly carrying 10 kilograms of drugs from Paris to Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC).
Vietnam Airlines is looking for a consultancy to help it sell a stake in fuel distributing subsidiary Skypec amid the threat delisting from the stock market for making losses.
Vietnam Airlines served over 18 million passengers this year, a huge improvement from the past two years. The Southeast Asian carrier hit almost three-quarters of its annual revenue compared to 2019 as its recovery continues.
IPP Air Cargo has asked the government to end the process of licensing its application to launch what would have been the nation’s first cargo airline.
Police are gathering records on the organization of Covid-19 repatriation flights, including operating carriers and quarantine hotels as investigation into the pandemic flight scandal continues.
Air fares from the U.S. to Ho Chi Minh City have droppped significantly, making it one of most ideal foreign getaways for American travelers this fall, says travel-booking app Hopper.
Myanmar Airways International’s first ever flight to Vietnam arrived in Hanoi from Yangon on Monday.
stock is again at risk of delisting, after the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange sent a notice to the flag carrier to that effect on September 8.
In a bid to attract more tourists from the lucrative Indian market, Vietnam has launched non-stop flights from Mumbai and New Delhi to tourist haven Phu Quoc Island in southern Vietnam.
Myanmar Airways International plans to start flying to Vietnam next month with regular services from Yangon to Hanoi and HCMC.
Dinh Viet Thang, head of the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam, said that they received an official notice from Chinese authorities asking airlines operating in Asia to avoid flying near the island of Taiwan from 11 am Thursday until Friday.
Vietnam’s budget airline VietJet Aviation will launch 13 new routes between the Southeast Asian country and India later this year, the company said on Monday, noting it also planned to add more Airbus A330 planes.
The Ministry of Transport has ordered Vietnamese airlines to improve on punctuality after more than 5,600 flights were delayed in June with late-arriving aircraft cited as the main reason.
The restoration of international flight routes is an important condition for Vietnam Airlines to reduce losses and become profitable in the near future.