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Expansion plan for Vietnam’s largest airport gets tweaked

The Ministry of Transport has approved amendments to the expansion plan for HCMC’s Tan Son Nhat Airport.

Grounded: 2 runways in Vietnam’s major airports face closure

Two damaged runways at the major airports in Hanoi and HCMC could be closed on safety grounds.

HCMC urged to spend $6.7 mln to prevent airport flooding

Municipal agency says preventing flooding at the Tan Son Nhat Airport is an “urgent and vital” task.
August 19, 2018 | 12:18 pm GMT+7

Vietnam airport expansion requires vicinity upgrade in tandem: Minister

An infrastructure upgrade in surrounding areas should happen alongside expansion of Vietnam’s largest airport, the transport minister says.
August 05, 2018 | 09:25 am GMT+7

Vietnam seizes mailed narcotics from US, Europe

The seizure is part of a large-scale crackdown on drug trafficking via air and courier services.
June 30, 2018 | 01:05 pm GMT+7

Vietnam to use French consulting firm's plan to expand largest airport

ADPi's proposal includes building a new terminal but no new runway for Tan Son Nhat Airport.
March 29, 2018 | 10:06 am GMT+7

Planning row engulfs expansion of Vietnam's largest airport

The government is waging conflicting proposals regarding cost and a third runway at Tan Son Nhat Airport.
March 01, 2018 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Accident blocks roads to Vietnam’s biggest airport for over an hour

Traffic is more stressful these days in Vietnam as locals are in a rush to prepare for Tet.
February 10, 2018 | 11:39 am GMT+7

Police to patrol Vietnam’s biggest airport in bid to beef up security

Two petrol bombs were planted at Tan Son Nhat Airport last year by a subversive group.
January 31, 2018 | 06:18 pm GMT+7

Leader of failed terror attack on HCMC airport gets 16 years in prison

His group tried to set fire to Tan Son Nhat Airport using petrol bombs under instructions from an overseas 'subversive' group.
December 27, 2017 | 11:24 pm GMT+7

Saigon airport employee caught stealing $1,400 from Japanese passenger

The thief was captured on camera as he was swiping the money from a baggage cart.
October 26, 2017 | 03:12 pm GMT+7

Overcrowded Saigon airport to undergo rapid expansion upgrade

The expansion will allow 78 airplanes to be parked at the same time instead of 57 as now.
October 24, 2017 | 02:10 pm GMT+7

Experts come up with new idea to cure gridlock near Saigon airport: monorails

The idea came as the city is grappling with funds to complete its first metro line.
October 21, 2017 | 03:25 pm GMT+7

Uproar as Vietnamese firm calls for Chinese investor in mega airport

The public are dead against the idea, pointing to other sub-par projects that have run massively over budget.
August 25, 2017 | 07:00 pm 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
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