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.
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Vietnam and Laos have restarted commercial flights between the two countries, following months of suspension due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc ordered the aviation authority to halt international commercial flights after the nation reported its first local coronavirus cases in almost three months, according to a posting on the government’s website.
Airlines in Vietnam have asked the central government to continue providing favorable policies and assistance to help them maintain their business operations during the current difficult time.
The National Assembly has approved several measures to help national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines overcome the financial impacts of Covid-19.
Vietnam’s National Assembly approved on Tuesday a plan to boost the capital of state carrier Vietnam Airlines after it was hit by the coronavirus pandemic.
Budget carrier Bamboo Airways will launch next Monday the first ever air route between Da Nang City and Con Dao Island.
Leading tour company Vietravel has received the license for its airline and will operate its first flight in December.
Despite incurring heavy losses of VND10.75 trillion (US$463.3 million) in the January-September period, Vietnam Airlines has refuted rumors that it has filed for bankruptcy due to Covid-19.
Over 100 Vietnamese passengers arriving in Saigon Wednesday noon on a flight from Seoul refused to be quarantined at hotels, protesting unaffordable charges.
A Hanoi-Tokyo flight carrying nearly 60 passengers took off from Noi Bai International Airport on Saturday, making it the first international commercial flight after a six-month suspension due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Vietnam will resume international commercial flights to several Asian destinations starting Friday, after a monthslong shutdown to curb the coronavirus outbreak
Vietnamese carriers have announced plans to restore commercial flights internationally after several months of suspension due to Covid-19 travel restrictions.
Vietnamese aviation authorities have prepared detailed plans for resuming commercial flights to some Northeast and Southeast Asian destinations this month.
Vietnam plans to restart international commercial flights to and from six Asian cities from mid-September, state media reported on Thursday, ending months of coronavirus-related suspension after easing some restrictions on foreign business travellers.
Vietnam’s Civil Aviation Authority is working on a plan to resume international flights from Sept 15 with all passengers quarantined for 14 days upon arrival in the country, according to a post on the government’s website, which cited Dinh Viet…
The Planning and Investment Ministry has suggested that the PM delays his approval to new carrier KiteAir’s investment proposal over Covid-19 impacts.
Experts are unable to agree on whether international flights should resume along with safety measures as the Covid-19 outbreak continues.
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.