Among other things, the country’s land acquisition procedures are creaky, opaque, and difficult to appeal.
The defense ministry has agreed to upgrade a French-era airport in the southern Binh Phuoc Province exclusively for use by special flights.
The Hai Van International Transportation Joint Venture Company has suggested launching 17 new bus routes connecting HCMC’s Tan Son Nhat airport with major bus terminals and residential areas.
Foreign air passenger numbers through 22 Vietnamese airports in October fell 61.8% against pre-pandemic levels to 1.3 million amid slow international tourism recovery.
Bus service at Tan Son Nhat airport should add two more routes to ease congestion and give passengers more choice, the HCMC Management Center of Public Transport proposed.
Construction of Vietnam’s biggest airport to be has slowed down with 70 ha of land yet to be transferred to contractors.
Bus services at Vietnam’s biggest airport Tan Son Nhat remain idle as customers find them inconvenient and operators complain of intimidation by other transport providers.
Work on the runway for Vietnam’s Long Thanh airport will begin in December almost two years after the project’s groundbreaking ceremony. It follows calls from the country’s prime minister to expedite the work.
Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh has ordered agencies to study the possibility of using two military airports in the central and southern regions and one in Hanoi for civilian purposes.
Experts are voicing concerns that too many airports would result in low economic efficiency as multiple provinces seek their own.
The project will allow the facility to increase its capacity by a factor of five.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh wants construction of Terminal 3 at the Tan Son Nhat International Airport to begin this quarter and be completed in 2024.
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.
Construction of Vietnam’s biggest airport at Long Thanh in Dong Nai Province has stopped with groundbreaking, and Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh is unhappy.
Long Thanh airport, set to be Vietnam’s largest when completed, will have an annual capacity of 100 million passengers.
International passengers entering Vietnam will not need to receive rapid tests for Covid-19 upon boarding or embarking planes, the Government Office announced.
Current Covid pandemic prevention protocols including medical declaration on different apps and rapid testing rules have left domestic carriers navigating troubled skies.
A road project linking with the third terminal of Tan Son Nhat International Airport in HCMC is expected to begin work in the second quarter of next year.
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.
Passengers at Noi Bai International Airport in Vietnam’s Hanoi capital will not be allowed to board planes if they have a body temperature of over 37.5 degrees Celsius after three measurements, according to a new COVID-19 prevention rule.
An airport will be built in the northern mountain resort town of Sa Pa, Lao Cai Province, at a cost of VND6.95 trillion ($305.24 million) under public-private partnership mode.
37 South Korean experts landed at Cam Ranh International Airport in the central province of Khanh Hoa on Saturday, the first international flight to enter the province since late April.
The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CVAA) has proposed that all flights between Hanoi and HCMC are stopped as the nation fights a prolonged Covid-19 wave.
The national aviation authority has proposed widening a runway and building more taxiways and aprons on the southern Con Dao Island to further tap its tourism potential.
The Ministry of Transport decided Friday to suspend flights from HCMC to Thua Thien-Hue and Quang Nam Provinces as Covid-19 infections rise at an alarming rate in the city.
Vietnam and Singapore on Monday agreed to work toward recognizing each other’s vaccine certificates to soon resume commercial flights.