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Electric jet startup could become 'Uber in the sky'

'What would happen if Uber meets Tesla in the sky?'

Dogs invade runway at Vietnam airport, flights grounded

A Vietnam Airlines flight was delayed for 20 minutes because three dogs were on the tarmac.

Vietnamese man banned from flying following mid-air dispute

The country's aviation boom has been plagued by a series of on-flight incidents.
October 16, 2017 | 02:47 pm GMT+7

Vietnam Airlines, Air France sign deal to boost routes

The joint venture would allow airports in both France and Vietnam to become key transit hubs.
October 11, 2017 | 08:13 am GMT+7

Boeing-backed startup eyes hybrid electric plane in 2022

The aircraft could carry 12 passengers up to 700 miles.
October 06, 2017 | 08:14 am GMT+7

Report on MH370 finds 'initially similar' route on pilot's flight simulator

Malaysia continues to investigate plane's whereabouts.
October 04, 2017 | 02:53 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s air fares skyrocket during low season, carriers say within limits

Aviation authorities have promised to look into the matter and order carriers to add more flights to ease prices if necessary.
October 04, 2017 | 11:19 am GMT+7

Australian searchers say fruitless end is 'unacceptable' in final report on MH370 mystery

The disappearance of the Boeing 777 on March 8, 2014, with 239 people on board has become one of the world's greatest aviation mysteries.
October 03, 2017 | 02:00 pm GMT+7

Chinese man jailed for 8 years for in-flight theft in Vietnam

Given the large sum of money, the punishment is the heaviest handed down for the crime in recent years.
October 01, 2017 | 11:22 am GMT+7

Budget airlines to drive plane demand in next 20 years: Boeing

Passenger traffic growth in Southeast Asia is in double digits, with Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand and Indonesia among the leaders.
September 23, 2017 | 12:22 pm GMT+7

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

2 Vietnamese banned from flying for assaulting aviation staff

Repeat offenders are subject to a lifetime ban in the country.
August 23, 2017 | 11:20 am GMT+7

Vietnamese PM orders aviation insiders to cut delays by improving human element

The industry can still serve rising passenger numbers despite strained infrastructure, the prime minister says.
August 16, 2017 | 02:02 pm GMT+7

Families demand Malaysia accept MH370 hunt offer

The offer was made more than four months ago.
August 11, 2017 | 01:50 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