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Vietnam's Da Nang launches $154 mln airport terminal for APEC

The terminal came into service as part of preparation for the APEC Summit in November.

Lost on the tarmac: Safety questions raised as Saigon driver ends up near aircraft

The delivery man was only stopped after security officers found him near the planes.

Screaming passenger banned from flying for one year in Vietnam

She failed to pay a $176 fine for picking a fight with attendants and other passengers, which delayed the flight by 50 minutes.
May 18, 2017 | 11:04 am GMT+7

Hanoi airport plans expansion to avoid overload crisis

Noi Bai is seeking to double its capacity. 
May 13, 2017 | 10:14 am GMT+7

UN aviation agency seeks public input on drone tracking

Recently, many countries have expressed concern about the increasing number of incidents involving drones flying too close to airports.
May 11, 2017 | 09:07 am GMT+7

Made-in-China jet takes maiden flight

The flight is the latest sign of China's growing ambition and technical skill.
May 05, 2017 | 03:08 pm GMT+7

US man arrested for smuggling protected birds from Vietnam

Most of the 93 Asian songbirds have died in transit or soon after being discovered at Los Angeles airport.
May 03, 2017 | 09:29 am GMT+7

United settles with dragged passenger, changes practices

David Dao, the Vietnamese American passenger left bloodied by the April 9 incident, reached an 'amicable settlement' with United, his lawyers announced.
April 28, 2017 | 08:04 am GMT+7

Chinese man gets two years for stealing on Vietnamese flight

The man was caught stealing around $6,200 from another passenger on a Vietnam Airlines flight.
April 26, 2017 | 10:39 am GMT+7

Police say 'minimal but necessary force' used on United passenger

A video shows how David Dao, a 69-year-old Vietnamese-American, was dragged with blood on his face off a flight to give his seat to a crew member on April 9.
April 25, 2017 | 05:48 pm GMT+7

United Airlines says it will testify at House hearing

The airline is having to clarify an incident earlier this month in which a 69-year-old passenger was dragged off a flight to make room for crew members.
April 20, 2017 | 10:14 am GMT+7

Vietnamese aviation authority close to all clear for direct flights to US

Vietnam Airlines will launch direct flights to the U.S. next year if safety protocols meet stringent standards.
April 18, 2017 | 06:42 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese man fined for hitting airline staff after late check-in

The passenger hit the airline employee's face with his bag after being offered another flight the following day.
April 18, 2017 | 11:15 am GMT+7

'I've never aimed at being a billionaire' - Vietjet CEO

Vietnam's richest woman with an estimated net worth of $1.2 billion says she's not used to the new title yet.
April 13, 2017 | 11:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam gov't tells fifth airline Vietstar to stand in the waiting line

The airline will have to wait for Tan Son Nhat International Airport to complete expansion.
April 12, 2017 | 12:08 pm GMT+7