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Vietnamese PM orders aviation insiders to cut delays by improving human element

The industry can still serve rising passenger numbers despite strained infrastructure, the prime minister says.

Families demand Malaysia accept MH370 hunt offer

The offer was made more than four months ago.

55 million passengers fly into Vietnam's airports in first 7 months

The country's airports have been bursting at the seams so far this year.
August 08, 2017 | 03:51 pm GMT+7

American man handed back $17,000 he left at Saigon airport

A ray of light amidst scores of reports of baggage theft and extortion.
August 03, 2017 | 12:13 pm GMT+7

Military aircraft explosion spreads panic in central Vietnam

The blast left many houses covered in debris and injured at least two children.
July 26, 2017 | 10:46 am GMT+7

Japan Airlines finds way back into Vietnam’s fast-growing market with Vietjet deal: report

Having split with Vietnam Airlines last year, the Japanese carrier is looking for another slice of the action.
July 25, 2017 | 03:52 pm GMT+7

Unusually cheap flights give Americans perfect reason to visit Saigon

Round-trip deals from nine U.S. cities including New York and Los Angeles are on offer for less than $600.
July 25, 2017 | 10:22 am GMT+7

Vietnamese man banned from flying for harassing women

The man from Hanoi is accused of bullying female attendants and harassing three women sitting near him.
July 19, 2017 | 10:18 am GMT+7

Ha Long Bay airport set to open next spring

The airport lies 31 miles from the famous bay and is designed to receive two million arrivals a year.
July 14, 2017 | 05:30 pm GMT+7

Emirates launches direct flights from Dubai to Hanoi

Tourism officials hope the new route will help Vietnam attract big spenders from the UAE.
July 07, 2017 | 05:09 pm GMT+7

Race is on to turn flying car into reality

Aeronautics giants are treating the idea of a flying car with caution, as such a project raises more questions than it answers, experts say -- it's a child's dream, a ...
June 28, 2017 | 07:51 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s legislators approve to fast-track multi-billion-dollar airport

The National Assembly has agreed to allow site clearance for Long Thanh Airport to begin at an estimated cost of $1 billion.
June 19, 2017 | 06:02 pm GMT+7

Fate of golf course next to Saigon airport hangs in the balance

The government has halted all construction activities at the controversial course, which many experts say shouldn't have existed.
June 13, 2017 | 04:14 pm GMT+7

Myanmar recovers more bodies from crashed military plane

Aircraft accidents, involving both civilian and military planes, are not uncommon.
June 12, 2017 | 02:01 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's FLC Group plans to lease seven planes from Airbus for new carrier

The new carrier will have a fleet of 'about seven' aircraft by 2018, and its first flight could take place in early 2018.
June 12, 2017 | 09:45 am GMT+7