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Eyebrows raised after Chinese power plant contractor nominated to build Vietnam's mega-airport

The selection process hasn't started yet, and Chinese contractors have already gained notoriety for costly delays in Vietnam.

Face scans, robot baggage handlers - airports of the future

Planners are seeking to transform the exhausting experience in ageing, overcrowded terminals into something far ...

Airfares set to rise as Vietnam hikes airport service fees

Airlines are unlikely to bear the brunt of the additional cost they will have to pay for using the country's airports.
August 16, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Saigon suspends dangerous overpass construction near airport traffic hotspot

Inspectors said they 'could not overlook the serious safety violation', effectively meaning traffic woes are here to stay.
August 15, 2017 | 12:09 pm GMT+7

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

Saigon's overloaded airport to get $88 million stop-gap upgrade

Tan Son Nhat's aircraft parking area and its international terminal will be expanded this year.
June 20, 2017 | 11:34 am 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

Transport minister wants rail link to connect Saigon with multibillion-dollar airport

Passengers would be able to move between Tan Son Nhat and the upcoming Long Thanh Airport on a train.
June 09, 2017 | 11:14 am GMT+7

Chinese passengers accuse Vietnam's customs officers of soliciting bribes: report

Police say camera footage from Cam Ranh Airport appears to tell a different story.
May 30, 2017 | 04:55 pm GMT+7

Lost on the tarmac: Safety questions raised as Saigon driver ends up near aircraft

The delivery man was only stopped after security officers found him near the planes.
May 19, 2017 | 12:17 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese man fined $330 for stealing music player at Hanoi airport

The man from Hanoi took a music player that another passenger put on a tray for security check.
April 24, 2017 | 12:16 pm GMT+7

Mass grave unearthed at Vietnam airport

A military search unit, assisted partially by two U.S. veterans, believes it has unearthed the burial site of 150 Vietnamese soldiers killed in the war.
April 14, 2017 | 11:40 am GMT+7

Vietnam gov't tells fifth airline Vietstar to stand in the waiting line

The airline will have to wait for Tan Son Nhat International Airport to complete expansion.
April 12, 2017 | 12:08 pm GMT+7

Road construction turns traffic to Saigon airport from bad to worse

Fences erected for road construction put traffic near Ho Chi Minh City's Tan Son Nhat airport almost to a standstill on Friday.
March 31, 2017 | 03:37 pm GMT+7