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Vietravel Airlines plans 2020 launch in fast-growing market

Vietravel Airlines plans to launch its first flight next year, joining a rising number of entrants in one of the world’s fast-growing aviation markets.

Bamboo Airways eyes fleet expansion

Bamboo Airways plans to have a fleet of 100 aircraft by 2024 with the majority of them being Boeing 787-9 or Airbus A321.

Bamboo Airways exec leaves for property firm

Duong Thi Mai Hoa, who used to be deputy chairwoman of startup Bamboo Airways, has moved to real estate firm Sunshine Group.
September 10, 2019 | 01:35 pm GMT+7

Chinese thief caught on Da Nang-Saigon flight

Yet another Chinese man was caught stealing VND9 million ($390) from another passenger on a Da Nang-Saigon flight last Sunday.
September 04, 2019 | 07:34 pm GMT+7

Mobile stairs punch hole in Vietnam Airlines plane at Saigon airport

A mobile boarding ramp accidentally punched a hole in a Vietnam Airlines Boeing 787-9 aircraft at Saigon airport last week.
August 27, 2019 | 01:42 pm GMT+7

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.
August 23, 2019 | 02:35 pm GMT+7

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.
August 22, 2019 | 01:33 pm GMT+7

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
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