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Thien Minh Group seeks permit to establish new airline

Hospitality group Thien Minh is looking to establish an airline that can begin operations next year.

Vingroup seeks airline license, to fly from mid-2020

Vingroup has applied for an airline license with investment of VND4.7 trillion ($202 million) and wants to start flying next July.

Vingroup enters aviation sector with pilot training school

Vietnam’s largest business conglomerate will cooperate with Canada's CAE Inc. to train pilots and other aircraft personnel.
July 10, 2019 | 03:44 pm GMT+7

Thien Minh Group chairman launches $43 mln aviation company

TMG chairman Tran Trong Kien has incorporated a new aviation company 2 months after a joint venture plan with AirAsia collapsed.
June 29, 2019 | 12:41 pm GMT+7

Birdies on a plane: Vietnam's Bamboo Airways banks on golf resorts for success

As Vietnam’s aviation sector booms, local upstart Bamboo Airways is embracing what it hopes will be a novel way of standing out in a crowded market: Golf.
May 16, 2019 | 04:07 pm GMT+7

AirAsia fails in fourth Vietnam joint venture bid

AirAsia’s recent announcement that it is giving up plans to launch a joint venture in Vietnam marks its fourth failure.
April 22, 2019 | 11:23 am GMT+7

AirAsia pulls plug on joint venture, but ‘remains interested’ in Vietnam

Malaysia’s AirAsia has called off plans for a joint venture in Vietnam but remains positive about launching its own carrier in the country.
April 18, 2019 | 11:28 am GMT+7

Bamboo Airways to increase capital by $30 mln

FLC plans to increase the charter capital of its Bamboo Airways by VND700 billion ($30.1 million) through an equity issue.
April 16, 2019 | 12:11 pm GMT+7

Vietnam tourism firm latest to apply for airline license

Giant tour company Vietravel is seeking to set up an airline to develop its tourism business ecosystem.
April 03, 2019 | 11:42 am GMT+7

Bamboo Airways inks deal for 26 Airbus aircraft

Private airline Bamboo Airways will buy 26 new narrow-body Airbus aircraft as it expands operations.
March 31, 2019 | 01:55 pm GMT+7

Lack of direct flights hits Vietnam outbound tourism

The lack of direct flights from Vietnam to global tourism hotspots is troubling local tour companies amid a rising demand for outbound travel.
March 21, 2019 | 04:13 pm GMT+7

Vietnam aviation faces safety rating challenge

Vietnam might find it difficult to maintain its aviation safety rating due to a lack of qualified personnel, experts caution.
February 17, 2019 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese airlines excited, worried about direct US flights

Vietnamese carriers are keen on operating direct flights to the U.S., but worried about recouping the large investments involved.
February 13, 2019 | 08:00 am GMT+7

Vietjet to open Phu Quoc-Hong Kong route in April

Budget airline Vietjet said Saturday it will launch direct flights between Phu Quoc Island and Hong Kong in April.
February 02, 2019 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

US set to green-light direct flights from Vietnam

U.S. aviation authorities are expected to grant a Category 1 rating to Vietnam soon, allowing direct flights between the two countries.
February 01, 2019 | 08:16 am GMT+7
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