Vietnam

Airport technician dies after lightning strike at Hanoi airport

An aircraft technician, injured by a lightning strike at Hanoi Noi Bai International Airport (HAN), died on the way to the hospital....


Vietnam Airlines surpasses domestic flight market recovery

Vietnam Airlines has reportedly carried nearly 40,000 domestic passengers this year, recording a 12% increase compared to the same period in 2019....


Now is the Time for the Vietnamese to Do Type Rating. Why?

The way aviation in Vietnam is bouncing back is remarkable. Almost fully restored internal links, airports full of passengers anticipating local flights. Even with closed borders, the country is accur...


No new airline approvals in Vietnam until 2022

The transportation ministry of Vietnam has proposed to focus on the recovery of the existing air carriers operating both domestically and internationally and as a result have chosen not to approve any...


Vietnam grounds 27 Pakistani pilots over license concerns

Following the investigation of the Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (PCAA) that revealed an alarming number of dubious licenses, 27 Pakistani pilots working for Vietnamese airlines were suspended....


Qantas to exit Jetstar Pacific joint venture?

Qantas' group subsidiary Jetstar might be hinting that it is looking to exit its joint venture in Vietnam, as Jetstar Pacific will now bear its old name, Pacific Airways....


Vietnam bars new airlines from taking off

One of the five fastest-growing aviation markets in the world, according to IATA’s estimates, will not welcome new players any time soon, as the Vietnam Ministry pauses the consideration of new operators. ...


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Vietnam Airlines flaming A321 incident prompts FAA emergency AD

On March 18, 2020, Vietnam Airlines flight VN920 from Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) to Phnom Penh (Cambodia) had a short but flamboyant start. As the Airbus A321 aircraft was accelerating for takeoff, it suffered damage to the right engine, which in turn set the grass on fire next to the runway. ...


Vietnamese Bamboo Airways to order 12 Boeing 777X for $5 billion

The Vietnamese airline Bamboo Airways should order twelve Boeing 777X aircraft by the summer of 2020. The contract, valued at around $5 billion at list price, would be good news for the manufacturer that did not receive any orders in January 2020....


New Aviation Training Centre in Vietnam is Ready to Train Pilots

BAA Training Vietnam, brand new aviation training centre, announces being officially ready for training, as the training centre receives Approved Training Organization (ATO) status and the first Airbu...