The Hanoi Department of Planning and Architecture has recommended the construction of a second airport in the city to cope with the rising demand for air travel.
The Transport Ministry has requested Hanoi to put on hold projects it had approved in the area where Noi Bai International Airport will be expanded.
The runway extension project at Con Dao Airport will reclaim 120 metres from the sea and cost VND2.3trn (USD99m).
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 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…
The Transport Ministry has asked civil aviation authorities to submit plans by June 10 for reopening some international flight routes.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc agreed to a VND10.99 trillion ($472 million) investment for building the Tan Son Nhat airport’s third terminal.
Aviation authorities are considering upgrading Tho Xuan Airport in the central province of Thanh Hoa into an international airport.