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Nearly 40,000 flights delayed in 2018

Business

Nearly 40,000 flights delayed in 2018

Four domestic carriers namely Vietnam Airlines, Vietjet, Jetstar Pacific and the Vietnam Air Services Company (VASCO), reported a total of 39,632 delayed flights in 2018, representing 13.4 percent of their flights – a year-on-year increase of one percentage point.

Vietnam Airlines expands domestic network

Business

Vietnam Airlines expands domestic network

The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines has announced that it will launch two new domestic routes connecting Ho Chi Minh City and Chu Lai, and Da Nang city and Can Tho city ahead of the Lunar New Year 2019 (Tet).

Air fares rise ahead of Lunar New Year holidays

Society

Air fares rise ahead of Lunar New Year holidays

Travellers preparing for the Lunar New Year (Tet) holidays are facing higher fares and a shortage of tickets, with some flyers having to book late evening flights, or book early or late, to save money on domestic routes.

Aviation market records stable growth

Society

Aviation market records stable growth

The number of passengers going through Vietnamese airports is estimated to hit 106 million by the end of this year, a rise of 12.9 percent year-on-year, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV).