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Bamboo Airways fleet expansion plan runs into overreach concerns

Bamboo Airways’ request to expand its fleet has hit a roadblock with Vietnam’s aviation authorities unsure of its management capabilities.

Da Nang attracts eight FDI projects worth $490 million

American and Japanese businesses will invest almost $490 million in eight new projects in Da Nang, city authorities announced Friday. 

Airbus to scrap A380 superjumbo production as sales slump

Airbus is scrapping production of the A380 superjumbo, with lackluster sales forcing it to abandon a dream of dominating the skies with a 21st century cruiseliner.
February 14, 2019 | 04:20 pm GMT+7

Flight returns from Hanoi runway after passenger gets sick

A Hanoi-HCMC Jetstar flight returned to the bay from the runway on Saturday after a passenger fell sick.
February 10, 2019 | 06:36 pm GMT+7

Boeing 707 cargo plane with at least nine on board crashes in Iran

A Boeing 707 cargo plane with at least nine people on board crashed in bad weather on Monday west of the Iranian capital, the semi-official Fars news agency reported.
January 14, 2019 | 03:23 pm GMT+7

Flood of new passengers to stoke demand for jet fuel in Vietnam

Vietnam’s jet fuel demand will surge to a record this year as its tourism booms and the country’s airlines are rapidly expanding.
December 17, 2018 | 11:02 am GMT+7

Vietnam suspends foreign pilots of Vietjet plane in troubled landing

Two foreign pilots of the Vietjet plane whose nose wheels flew off as it landed have been suspended pending investigations.
December 02, 2018 | 06:03 pm GMT+7

Indonesian plane with 189 aboard crashes into sea near Jakarta, feared sunk

An aircraft with 189 people on board is believed to have sunk after crashing into the sea off Indonesia's island of Java on Monday.
October 29, 2018 | 12:43 pm GMT+7

Vietjet signs $1.24 bln financing deal for 10 Airbus planes

Vietnam’s Vietjet Aviation signed a combined $1.24 billion worth of financing agreements to purchase up to 10 Airbus planes, the company said Wednesday.
October 11, 2018 | 09:04 am GMT+7

Chinese plane pulled from mud at Philippine airport

A Chinese plane that slid off the runway at Manila airport was removed from the muddy spot on Saturday.
August 18, 2018 | 02:14 pm GMT+7

International flights boost Vietjet Air’s Q2 profit

Budget carrier Vietjet Air has announced pretax Q2 profits of $41 million, a year-on-year surge of 44 percent.
July 31, 2018 | 08:05 am GMT+7

VietJet provisionally orders 100 Boeing 737 jets

Boeing and VietJet signed the provisional order for 100 Boeing 737 MAX airplanes worth almost $13 billion.
July 19, 2018 | 10:34 am 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

Missile that downed MH17 plane came from Russian military: investigators

The Malaysian Airlines flight on a Boeing 777 was blown out of the sky over conflict-torn eastern Ukraine in 2014.
May 25, 2018 | 07:45 am GMT+7

MH370 search to end next week: Malaysian minister

The search, which was restarted in January, has not yielded any result of a plane that disappeared 4 years ago.
May 24, 2018 | 08:11 am GMT+7
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