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New airline to take flight in Vietnam’s booming aviation market

Vietstar, a new passenger and cargo airline managed by Ministry of Defense, is awaiting the green light from the government to join the growing ranks of Vietnam’s carriers.

Crossed wires leave fate of new airline up in the air in Vietnam

Even authorities are confused over who has the power to license Viet Bamboo Airlines as the country’s fifth carrier.

Thailand suspends Thai Vietjet Air from international flights pending safety tests

The subsidiary of VietJet Air is among 12 airlines that have yet to pass Thailand's new assessment process.
September 14, 2017 | 08:23 am GMT+7

Vietnam budget carrier to launch new route from Saigon to Phnom Penh

Vietjet's rapid expansion continues with domestic domination on the horizon. 
September 21, 2017 | 01:45 pm GMT+7

New direct flight links Vietnam's island gem with Bangkok

Bangkok Airways is the only scheduled airline to fly directly to Phu Quoc Island from Thailand.
October 30, 2017 | 02:39 pm GMT+7

Airline employees likely behind customer information leaks to taxi companies: Vietnam aviation authority

An inspection has unveiled multiple security risks in airline booking protocol.
December 16, 2017 | 07:53 am GMT+7

AirAsia plans to launch joint venture in Vietnam later this year

The airline revealed the plan last year, saying it wants to catch up with the country's rising travel demand.
March 01, 2018 | 11:59 am GMT+7

Vietnam's FLC aims to buy 24 Airbus planes

FLC said it plans to operate international flights through Bamboo Airways to tourist spots in Vietnam, while it also plans domestic flights.
March 07, 2018 | 08:37 am GMT+7

Vietnamese conglomerate FLC buys 24 planes from Airbus for launch of new airline

Bamboo Airlines will be taking to the skies in 2019.
March 27, 2018 | 01:47 pm GMT+7

Thailand-bound flight escorted safely back to Singapore after bomb threat

'Every threat is considered real until proven otherwise,' said Singapore Defense Minister.
April 05, 2018 | 04:24 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's biggest carriers see higher profits, expansion talk

VietJet plans to add routes to more countries while Vietnam Airlines reports high number of passengers.
April 27, 2018 | 08:39 am GMT+7

Vietnamese carriers far from world’s cheapest, high fuel costs to blame

Vietnam is ranked 15th in the list of cheapest average airfare per kilometer ranked by country.
May 26, 2018 | 02:42 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's Bamboo Airways commits to 20 Boeing aircraft

Bamboo Airways plans to begin commercial operations next year out of Hanoi.
June 26, 2018 | 03:40 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese flight delayed after man opens emergency exit

A flight from the Central Highlands' resort town Da Lat to Hanoi was delayed for one hour last weekend as a passenger opened emergency exit.
July 17, 2018 | 09:09 am GMT+7

Vietnam warned it is planning one airport too many

Vietnamese provinces are proposing new airports without realizing that the country is already overloaded with these facilities, experts say.
September 28, 2018 | 08:18 am GMT+7
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