HANOI: Communist Vietnam's first private airline, VietJetAir, said Wednesday that it was close to finalising a $6.1 billion order for 62 Airbus aircraft.
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mercredi 29 janvier 2014
dimanche 19 janvier 2014
Vietnamese budget airlines have been making every effort to mobilize more capital and expand their fleets in their plans to provide international flights.
lundi 13 janvier 2014
The Ministry of Transport has pledged to finish the process of privatizing state-owned carrier Vietnam Airlines within this year after failing to do so during last year.
samedi 11 janvier 2014
National carrier Vietnam Airlines earned 533 billion dong ($25.3 million) in gross profit last year, beating its own annual target by 34 percent as seat occupancy reached a record high, the airline said in a statement on Friday.
jeudi 9 janvier 2014
Half of Vietnam's eight international airports mainly serve domestic flights despite aviation authorities’ initiatives to attract foreign airlines.
mercredi 8 janvier 2014
Rapid growth in the Vietnamese market is starting to spread to secondary airports with new domestic and international routes. The new routes mark an important new phase in the development of the Vietnamese market which will accelerate as the country’s carriers pursue rapid expansion.
mardi 29 octobre 2013
HANOI—Vietnam Airlines signed a $1.7 billion contract Monday to buy and lease 40 new jet engines from GE Aviation, a unit of General Electric Co., as it seeks to raise its profile as an Asian carrier.
lundi 21 octobre 2013
Vietnam's fledgling airline industry is poised for a boom as local competition heats up with fleet expansions, new routes and planned share offers that are set to make it one of the world's three fastest growing markets.
jeudi 3 octobre 2013
PHNOM PENH - Lao Airlines will resume its Phnom Penh-Vientiane direct flights, three times a week starting in November after a break of five years.
mardi 1 octobre 2013
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), launched daily flights to Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam.
dimanche 29 septembre 2013
NEW YORK - Vietnam Airlines has agreed to order General Electric engines to power its Boeing Co 787 Dreamliners, according to Vietnamese government officials.
mercredi 25 septembre 2013
Ambitious low-cost airline VietJet has agreed to buy up to 92 Airbus jets worth about $8.6 billion between 2014 and 2022 in a move to beef up its presence in a fast-growing regional market.
vendredi 6 septembre 2013
DANANG - Three airlines are now flying international scheduled services to the central region of Vietnam, while talks continue on a possible air service linking Bangkok and Danang.
mercredi 31 juillet 2013
VietJet Air, Vietnam’s first private airline, announced Monday it will soon up its roundtrip flights between Ho Chi Minh City and Hue to two per day, in time for the reopening of Hue’s international airport.
dimanche 23 juin 2013
Vietnam-airline.org has been designed as the website providing Vietnam Airlines’ tickets for international customers. Acting as an online booking center, it started the operation in May 2013.
dimanche 31 mars 2013
Minister of Transport -- Dinh La Thang, has decided that Vietnam Airlines would have to complete the equitization process within 2013, which means that the investors would have the chance to possess the shares of the national flag air carrier this year.
mercredi 6 mars 2013
HCMC - Air Astana will explore the possibility of flying to Vietnamese capital Hanoi after the Kazakhstan airline launched service to HCMC, the carrier’s President Peter Foster said.
jeudi 21 février 2013
Huge investment and high input costs have forced another private airline in Vietnam to shut down, while those still operating are failing to make profits.
mardi 5 février 2013
If this happens, this would be the second private airline which has to stop providing commercial flights in Vietnam. The first one was Indochina Airlines which had to stop flying just after one year of taking off.
mercredi 30 janvier 2013
The domestic aviation market has turned out to be not lucrative as thought.
mardi 22 janvier 2013
Analysts now bet on the fate of Air Mekong after hearing that the private airline cannot pay for fuel. Pacific Airlines still has reported loss for the last five consecutive year of operation.
dimanche 20 janvier 2013
Analysts now bet on the fate of Air Mekong after hearing that the private airline cannot pay for fuel. Pacific Airlines still has reported a loss for the last five consecutive years of operation.
samedi 5 janvier 2013
Phu Quoc Island in southwest Vietnam has seen a 60% surge in seat capacity since the opening of a new airport in Dec-2012.
jeudi 3 janvier 2013
Air Astana, Kazakhstan’s national flag carrier, on January 2 officially launched a direct route linking Almaty, the country’s largest city, and HCM City in Vietnam, with two flights a week, every Wednesday and Friday.
samedi 29 décembre 2012
HCMC – A charter flight operated by Orient Air on Wednesday brought over 370 tourists from Moscow to Khanh Hoa Province, and there will be a charter flight on this route every ten days towards next year-end.
vendredi 21 décembre 2012
An agreement on amendment to the Vietnam – US Bilateral Air Transport Agreement has been signed. However, the Vietnamese national flag air carrier has not made any statements about the opening of the direct air routes.
dimanche 16 décembre 2012
BANGKOK - Lao Airlines last week launched a three weekly service to Danang in central Vietnam, the first link from the landlocked nation to the seaside resorts of Danang and Hoi An.
jeudi 13 décembre 2012
Vietnam Airlines officially launched on Wednesday its first Ho Chi Minh City-Jakarta air route to boost tourism and economic links between Vietnam and Indonesia.
vendredi 7 décembre 2012
Vietnam Air Petrol Company (Vinapco), a subsidiary of Vietnam Airlines, has been prosecuted for smuggling and tax evasion worth billions of dong.
mardi 4 décembre 2012
Finnair's basic strategy is well-known: the carrier seeks to connect Europe with Asia via its Helsinki hub, which is geographically advantageous and offers connections of about 35 minutes.