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South Korean fined for smoking on Seoul-HCMC flight

Vietnamese aviation authorities fined a 77-year-old South Korean man VND4 million ($172) on Tuesday for smoking on a flight from Seoul to Saigon.

Man fined $172 for smoking on flight

Authorities at Hanoi’s Noi Bai Airport have fined a man VND4 million ($172) for smoking on a flight from HCMC.

Two Vietnamese get nine-month flight bans for smoking

Vietnam’s aviation authorities have imposed nine-month bans on two Vietnamese men after they failed to pay fines for smoking on domestic flights.
June 24, 2019 | 08:23 pm GMT+7

Biman Bangladesh plane skids off runway in Yangon, 17 injured

A Biman Bangladesh Airlines plane skidded off the runway when it landed in bad weather at Yangon's international airport on Wednesday evening.
May 09, 2019 | 08:06 am GMT+7

41 dead in Russian plane blaze disaster

Forty-one people including at least two children have died after a Russian passenger plane made an emergency landing and erupted in a huge ball on Sunday.
May 06, 2019 | 08:07 am GMT+7

Aircraft wing panel comes off while landing

No passenger was hurt as a plane's wing panel came off as it landed in Hai Phong Thursday.
April 26, 2019 | 02:39 pm GMT+7

Chinese passenger fined $175 for bomb hoax at Vietnam airport

The passenger is also facing a flight ban for falsely claiming she had a bomb in her luggage.
May 04, 2018 | 08:34 am GMT+7

Vietnam Airlines pilots found responsible for plane landing on wrong runway

A Vietnamese co-pilot was in direct control of the flight, under the supervision of an American captain.
May 02, 2018 | 09:03 am GMT+7

Vietnamese minister calls for tighter aviation security after series of scares

A drunk Swedish man broke into an air traffic management company's offices, while a mental patient boarded a flight without a pass.
April 10, 2018 | 11:29 am GMT+7

Dogs invade runway at Vietnam airport, flights grounded

A Vietnam Airlines flight was delayed for 20 minutes because three dogs were on the tarmac.
October 17, 2017 | 04:37 pm GMT+7

The worst enemies of air travel in Vietnam: dogs and birds

At least crying babies or tasteless sandwiches won't disrupt your schedule.
April 04, 2017 | 10:24 am GMT+7
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