Airline service fees reduced by half for next six months Business

Airline service fees reduced by half for next six months

Fees for takeoff and landing and aircraft operating services for domestic flights will continue to be cut by 50 percent for the next six months to support airlines affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a Transport Ministry circular.
Air passengers at record low in April Business

Air passengers at record low in April

Vietnamese airports served 188,000 passengers in April, a decline of a record 98 percent year-on-year, the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has reported.
Indonesian airlines cut staff due to COVID-19 World

Indonesian airlines cut staff due to COVID-19

A number of Indonesian airlines have started laying off employees, including pilots, flight attendants, and technicians, as part of measures to reduce financial losses caused by COVID-19.
Philippines to implement air passengers’ info-sharing system World

Philippines to implement air passengers’ info-sharing system

The Philippines will soon put into use an integrated system for sharing information of air passengers between airlines and government agencies to cut delays in tracing people suspected of being infected with the coronavirus (2019-nCoV), according to the country’s Department of Justice.
Thailand speeds up smart airport project World

Thailand speeds up smart airport project

The Thai Transport Ministry is planning to use a facial recognition system in five upcountry airports as part of its ambitious "smart airport" project to reduce overcrowding, increase safety and boost tourism.
Vietnam’s aviation posts double-digit growth Business

Vietnam’s aviation posts double-digit growth

Vietnam’s aviation sector has witnessed double-digit growth in passenger transport in the past decade, and the market is forecast to build up momentum in 2019, according to the Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV).